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had one trail I hadn't gotten to try. Aimed at horses rather than mountain bikes, it started off trail-like enough, but is mostly signed along decaying roads. It does wander some pretty hills with a few nice views plus I discovered the American Discovery Trail on the way.

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Morro do Pai Incio in Palmeiras, Brazil

This peak in Chapada Diamantina National Park offers the most stunning sunsets.

Streaks of orange sunset. Scoville Reservoir, Wolcott, Connecticut. March 27, 2021, 7:16 PM.

May 12, 1983: I walked non-stop for the first ten miles. This mountain pass marked the onset of a long climb up to the summit of Wayah Bald which was the grueling climax of the ten-mile grind. Along the crest, the AT joined a paved road which had also ascended from Wayah Gap. The hard surface was not kind to my feet, which had been pounded by my non-stop marathon.

I always enjoy the opportunity to see the underlying structure of trees & wooded areas in winter time. You get a good look at the arching and branching as well as the damage and decay. This path is only about ten minutes away & it's the entrance to trail I use most often. I've taken many photos in this little part of the trail & have encountered numerous subjects & scenes.

A very October sunset. Cliffs above Hancock Brook, Mattatuck State Forest, Waterbury, Connecticut. October 24, 2020, 5:43 PM.

There will be a family-friendly early outdoor New Year's Eve celebration along the Cochituate Rail Trail this Sunday, 4:30 to 7:30 pm in both Framingham and Natick. Looks like the weather will cooperate!
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Late afternoon rays of sun. Indian summer hike at Sleeping Giant State Park, Hamden, CT. November 4, 2022, 4:50 PM

July 7, 1983: Views of the Shenandoah Valley opened as I reached the crest, following a line of westward-facing cliffs. As the ridgeline narrowed, a nice view of the Piedmont appeared from some eastward-facing outcrops. Beneath todays clear skies, the prospect was especially impressive


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Pink and violet December sunrise, Scoville Reservoir, Wolcott, Connecticut. December 6, 2019, 6:54 AM.

June 2, 1983: After rolling along the ridge crest over Round Bald and Jane Bald, both of which topped out at just over 5800 feet, the Appalachian Trail maintained those lofty heights as it crossed a spur ridge of Grassy Ridge Bald north of the actual summit. The AT descended a few hundred feet.

Rainy autumn evening stroll along Scoville Reservoir, Wolcott, Connecticut. October 13, 2020, 5:27 PM.

Washburn's Station in Willow Grove, Nevada

It bustled briefly in the late 1860s, but little is now left at this stage stop on the Hamilton/Pioche Stage and Freight Road

September 8, 1983: After Eisenhower, the trail descended into a col before another stiff climb up Mount Franklin, the first 5000-footer of the day. The sky had cleared very nicely by the time I reached this peak.

Tiny yellow flowers sunset. A thick swirl of clouds and haze brings on the sunset a bit early. New Britain Reservoir, Southington, Connecticut. August 3, 2020, 6:47 PM.

Cascadia Soda Springs in Cascadia, Oregon

Now a secluded county park, this site was once a "health tourism" destination for wealthy Oregonians.

May 7, 1983: And then, disaster struck. Last night, swarms of mice, the only permanent inhabitants of almost every Appalachian Trail shelter, staged a mass assault upon my backpack. Dave, more experienced than I, had put his food in a stuff sack and hung it from a nail projecting out from a rafter beneath the shelter roof. I stood up, chased the little bastards away,

Hiking into the sunset. Violet Trail, Sleeping Giant State Park, Hamden, Connecticut. April 20, 2023, 7:14 PM.

June 2, 1983: The AT dipped down slightly into Ash Gap and followed moderate grades from there almost to the crest of Roan, but one more thigh-killer was lurking right at the end. Finally, I dragged myself onto the crest of a grassy little knoll and the sprawling summit plateau unfolded before me.

Joa. Kann man so machen.

A big ole hill is rough after 2+ weeks of travel and flats. Speed work is not the same as hill work. But the views are still the best.

Early morning autumn footbridge, Scoville Reservoir, Wolcott, Connecticut. October 19, 2019, 8:48 AM.

June 13, 1983: Up until three years ago, the Appalachian Trail had turned right and followed the crest of Big Walker for many miles, but barely a trace of the old crestline trail was visible. Today, the AT reaches the top and descends immediately along the opposite slope into the next valley.

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Looks like tomorrow's going to be a better day sunset, Scoville Reservoir, Wolcott, Connecticut. Tuesday, April 13, 2021, 7:25 PM.

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South Manchester Rail Trail, NH
4 1.9 miles each way Easy difficulty

Previously hidden on an old disused railroad, the restored Cohas Brook Trestle Bridge and trail extension is a new jewel in Manchester's crown.

Spring sunset at Sleeping Giant State Park, Hamden, Connecticut. April 20, 2023, 7:12 PM.

September 3, 1983: The spruce gradually diminished in height as I ascended the narrow ridge crest. Soon, they were little more than stunted dwarfs, and I was surrounded by panoramic views.

May 13, 1983: Heading north from Springer Mountain, the tiny unincorporated community of Wesser, North Carolina is the first trail town through which the physically passes. This corner of Wesser is a narrow strip along the floor of the deep, heavily-wooded, steep-walled gorge which the Nantahala River has gouged through the mountains.

Springtime sunset through the trees at Scoville Reservoir. Wolcott, Connecticut. May 18, 2021, 7:53 PM.

May 10, 1983: The trail down the other side of Standing Indian was fascinating. We followed wide, grassy paths (old woods roads) along a frequently narrow ridge crest through countless thickets of rhododendron.


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Snow tracks.
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June 12, 1983: Before 6:30, as the first faint blue twilight tinged the blackness, I was on my way. The woods were at their prettiest in those fleeting moments before sunrise I promised myself that I would try to get early starts more often.

Old woods road in autumn. Sleeping Giant State Park, Hamden, Connecticut. October 27, 2022, 3:26 PM.

July 13, 1983: On the other side of I-70, the stiff climb up Pine Knob was a harbinger of things to come. I had been told, and I could see for myself from scanning the elevation profiles on my map, that the AT becomes much more rugged in the northern half of Maryland. I stopped at Pine Knob Shelter in order to get water.

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Fire and ice sunset. Scoville Reservoir, Wolcott, Connecticut. January 30, 2021, 4:50 PM.

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