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Hike 38 – Desolate Times in Pristine Climes, April 17, 2010

So where am I?  Where is the trail?

The sign said go left but there is only a canyon that way.  Am I supposed to jump or fly across it? Is there a bridge I’m missing?  Do I need special eyewear to see it?

This was a beautiful hike through near-virgin lands and had me thinking about Neil Young’s song “Natural Beauty”:

What a lucky man
To see the earth before it touched his hand
What an angry fool
To condemn…

Sure, I felt like that lucky man.  But dude, where’s my trail?  Can you spot it?

Where is the trail?

Turns out I was standing on it and looking straight at it.  Let me back up a bit first.

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