It was 3 am on a Monday morning when I rolled reluctantly out of bed, making it as far as the couch. You know, I used to be an early riser once, but that’s become something reserved for special occasions these days. As I forced down coffee and breakfast and read my computer screen in the fading darkness, my eyes later came to rest on a sentence: “430 am and heading for a hike, Mt Klitsa, here we come!” Continue reading Autumn Begins on Klitsa Mountain
Mt Cokely sounded like an interesting destination. I had read about the trip on the Island Mountain Ramblers page several weeks before, and though at first it was fully booked, I managed to latch on when a few people cancelled their plans.
The itinerary, for our group of ten, was to ascend the Saddle Trail, scramble up to the ridge of Cokely, and then to the summit. Continue reading A Walk in the Clouds, Mt Cokely in August