Merry Christmas! Wild holly on the Lake Washington nature trail.
Alligator? No, just a log.
After four hours, we reached the saddle. A few years back, I summited and returned to my car in 4.5. This hike is part of my Odyssey to regain strength, stamina, and general fitness. All this extra weight seriously slows me down!
View from the South Kaibab trail, Grand Canyon.