Am I a lost cause? Is it called addiction? I passed on my two hour kayak lesson this morning in favour of spending eight hours hiking. The plan was for yesterday to hike up the new Guinn's Pass Trail to the Pass and then to the Mount Kidd Outlier high above The Pass. Then I would enjoy my kayak lesson today. I aborted yesterday's plan after four kilometers in due to rain, mud, thunder & lightening. I lost all momentum, interest and motivation.
I like to call it my passion, it's my soul savior, I desire the fresh forest, the open slopes, the wide open vistas and the feeling I feel when my summit fever is cured for the day. What a difference a day makes. I woke wanting a redo of yesterday. So a redo I did!
the new Guinn's Pass Trail
Traversing higher along the new trail and looking back to where I came from!
Traversing higher along the new trail and looking forward to where I am going!
I made it to Guinn's Pass.
I'm thankful for the blue sky and being able to see forever.
Going even higher Ribbon Lake comes into view.
As I was ascending, I could see backpackers coming up to Guinn's Pass from the Ribbon Lake side. It looked like a grueling ascent for them and I believe my feeling about that was confirmed when they reached The Pass and let out the loudest scream of accomplishment! See the tiny dots at The Pass? That's them!
There was so much to enjoy about today, I felt like I was on cloud 9 or I should say in cloud 9!
My destination shot!
Yeah, thumbs up!
Pretty geology full of stories I am sure!
What's the story here?
I took one last look back at Fanny and her friend.
You see those dots on the trail waving? That's them!
What a view that I had to leave behind.
The kayak lesson that I passed on cost me $40.00.
Today's hike up to Mount Kidd Outlier was priceless.
I think I made a wise choice and got quite a steal of a deal.
Just another Super Sunday!
What a fun day!