First out of shelter today, hoping clingmans dome would be clear. Took my time nice and slowly up to it, enjoying the semi-alpine zone I was surrounded by

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Awww bonsai
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THERE IS STILL SNOW HERE

On making it to the top, Lorax, Fireball, and Code Red came up after me. View was horrible but at least we had Jim beam waiting for us at the top and a cigar in my pack

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Such view, so wow

Of course, after descending the sky cleared and the forest was awesome

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Tiny treeees
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Yes that's giant boulder being held up by the roots of a giant tree

Happy trails,
Doug

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