I finally have it set - both ear infections are done-through and I’ve decided not to care about the goddamn thunderstorm. Or, you know, I’ve got a plan to avoid it, anyway.
The entry point I’m going for is pretty near the cabins at the foot of The Pinnacle, a dreamy and familiar winter hike pictured both here and on my sidebar:
Haven’t ever hiked it in the summer, but daaamn is it gorgeous and nice up there when there’s snow on the ground.
I figure I can head over later tomorrow, quickly hike up to the cabins before the storm hits, bunker down for the night, and have a nice crisp post-storm hiking morning to get up to The Pinnacle. Where I plan on drinking coffee and feasting on granola in glorious solitude.
There’s also a cavern up there I might pop into for a moment of cold before the heat of the day. It’s a wee tiny one, so probably no monsters from The Descent or anything. Just some fruitbats and interesting graffiti, according to SummitPost. Then I’ll be on my way, finally started out on the trail. :-) Wish me luck!
Lake George, Up-State NY
VIVA LA VIE BOHEME!