took my favorite trail up the mountain. thin as a ribbon, and winding it's way through dense undergrowth. IMG_1210 these guys are everywhere. always watching my step to avoid them. IMG_1213 the guy who built this hunting cabin was just released after 6 years in prison for burning down his house during a manic episode. i've been stopping by it regularly lately to see if he's been in the area. IMG_1211 limbed a fallen hemlock for firewood IMG_1215 hauling the limbs up the trail for a cliff-side fire IMG_1214 i'm never selling my mini. i use it more than any other tool i own. IMG_1217 IMG_1218 IMG_1221 hemlock tea IMG_1222 taking in the view before heading down IMG_1224 thanks for looking.