SuperDad and SnakeMaster go hiking

They left at 4:30am and returned 13 hours later.

spirit guide

All photos provided by the hikers themselves.

Kcinnova does not go bushwack hiking in 90 F temperatures.

23 responses to “SuperDad and SnakeMaster go hiking

  1. Looks like they were on top of the world. 🙂
    Great pics!

  2. Beautiful scenery!

  3. Those are some brave souls. I do love to hike, but like you… it is VERY temperature dependent!!

    Thanks for sharing their day with us. 🙂

  4. Wow, where is this?? It looks awesome and like a lot of fun…in the fall…when it isn’t so hot.

    • Jacki, I posted a link up there for you. I doubt you’d want to take Emma (SnakeMaster is 10 –nearly 11– and a hiking fanatic) but you can check it out for yourself.

  5. What type of plant (tree, bush…) is that in the 2nd and 3rd picture? The flowers remind me of a houseplant we call waxplant, but it couldn’t be that, could it?

  6. what a beautiful spirit guide!!! Did you ever watch Little Big Man? My nickname for Dave sometimes is Old Lodge Skins LOL!

    • The vulture led them to the cliff and then dropped off in flight. We joked that it was really waiting for them to die of thirst to become its next meal. 😛

  7. Beautiful scenery. How fun that must have been. 🙂

  8. Not meaning to be all pedant-y here, but the plant in the closeup is actually Kalmia latifolia, or mountain laurel – it’s a rhododenron relative but not technically a rhody. It’s a native of the eastern US mountains, and I know all this because it’s the very first plant I remember learning the name of, when I was about four or five years old.

    Beautiful pics!!!!

  9. … and it’s also the Pennsylvania State Flower. It’s beautiful!

  10. If it isn’t a marked trail, how does one keep from getting lost?

    Love the scenery. I might not mind getting lost there.

    Is it my imagination, or does SnakeMaster take better photos than his dad?

    • Q, if you click on the link, it explains about the markers. In a few of the pictures above, you can see some pink trail markers. On a nice day, a little getting lost wouldn’t be TOO bad; on a day like this one was, with high temps and high humidity, it would be downright miserable.
      I’m not qualified to answer your last question!

  11. Another reason why I love reading blogs – to get taken to places I will probably never see for myself..

    thank you for sharing!

  12. hoo boy. i like hiking, but i’m with you: not in 90 F heat 🙂 gorgeous pictures though, and it looks like the boys had fun!

  13. I like hiking. I do not like 90 degrees or 4:30 a.m.

  14. Looks like a beautiful spot. Was that a turkey vulture?

  15. That was me… not Frank. Just me at Frank’s place. 😉