|Hey, it's mah pal Rusty!|
The skunk cabbage is showing its brilliant yellow blooms now, popping up in the shallow pools and marsh of the forest.
Keaghan always has to go for a paddle wherever water is found:
The forest landscape had completely changed since our last hike up the mountain - the winter snows and high winds had destroyed many trees and flattened the bushes. The trails and brush were covered with broken boughs,
and we got our exercise climbing over or crawling under a number of trees that now criss-cross the trails.
|Keaghan: Eddie, you'll have to get yer mom|
to help you over this!
The recent rain and spring sunshine has brought out the toadstools on the mossy rocks, turning the area into a little fairyland,
Nearing the top, the sunlight filtered through the trees,
Eddie got the zoomies in the clearing where we stop, and Keaghan checked to see if the view was any better from the top of a colourful rock:
And soon it was time to head home:
|C'mon, let's go!|
|Eddie: "Hey! Warn me before you stop to gaze at something, silly!"|
Eddie said the only disappointment of the day was the shortage of cookies:
|You WILL remember the treat bag next time!|