Today’s little adventure was a day hike up the lower portion of Tinker Mountain via the Hollins Greenway trail. It was a snow-packed hike because of yesterday’s five inches–or so–of perfect-for-sledding snow.
The trail was slick and muddy in spots because the temperature was about 37 degrees and there was a little melting in the areas where there were footprints (and there weren’t all that many). I thought initially that it might be a dangerous walk, but it wasn’t. My hiking pole kept me stable throughout.
It was eerily quiet and quite beautiful. At times all I could hear were an occasional airplane overhead or a stream nearby. Great for calming. Here’s some of what it looked like.