I probably took 50 or 60 pictures, so picking out 5 that Blogger will let me share was difficult.
The hike itself was invigorating. The air was clean, if not a bit chilly at the top and the terrain challenging from time to time. I will confess to having mildly sore knees by the end of the day. But all told, it was the best possible way I know of to get sore knees.
A special "shout out" to Chris' mom, who proved that the key to living a great life is, in part, to stay active. She was there the whole way up, up hill, as folks younger than me were going down hill and complaining. Inspiration 101.
It would be nice to do this again just as the Fall foliage is at its peak. You can read more about Ricketts Glen HERE.