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Title: The Veranda
Post by: wsp_scott on August 22, 2019, 11:39:18 AM
June 3 - 4

My son and I had a short overnight trip to the Veranda. It was a Monday so I hoped/assumed that no one would be there. After an easy hike we get there and find a solo backpacker already set up :( But he had a hammock so he was back in the trees and we went further out the ridge for views :) I talked to him for a bit and then my son and I relaxed and enjoyed the view.

Actually I enjoyed the view and he used my InReach to text hello to Mom :)
(https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-ssm_g7gukvM/XR9N0JfmXEI/AAAAAAAAffQ/eu9vvfLsXw0NfsvZF1dDh3zGBOHCeCodwCLcBGAs/s640/03-06-19_17-53_1.jpg)

Nice colors after sunset
(https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-uEyNpFBt6do/XVyQTZlMILI/AAAAAAAAgDs/VcvbA7q45-IxhctFRmZt7feB0FtM955vACLcBGAs/s640/03-06-19_19-56.jpg)

He went to bed and I enjoyed the view, but the clouds were setting in
(https://1.bp.blogspot.com/--F0BFTsLC6M/XVyQT3xyu1I/AAAAAAAAgDw/YAtGMJISHqgYvG238ywo6rQwBJiHmo4DQCLcBGAs/s640/03-06-19_21-47.jpg)

Woke up and had a small fire in an existing fire ring
(https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-nxLPRIb8MZo/XRY76yPs-3I/AAAAAAAAfMw/Sze59hhTTXw9dzyqSV40Ndq5wIsxPO_8QCLcBGAs/s640/2019-06-04%2B08.33.58.jpg)

Then we took the "long" way back to the car so he could see Grays Arch
(https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-b1DL22GNwEM/XR9N500kd1I/AAAAAAAAff4/1-IMmqapoiMo4P9ZB1ae5B5G2tkRrcMiACLcBGAs/s640/04-06-19_10-16_3.jpg)

Then Miguels and home, a great 24ish hours in the gorge with my son.

Some more photos (stars and flowers mostly) here -
https://backpackandbeer.blogspot.com/2019/08/red-river-gorge-veranda.html
Title: Re: The Veranda
Post by: Bazinga on August 22, 2019, 08:57:44 PM
Nice trip!