This Saturday, by God's grace I will run/walk/hike through some of prettiest and awe inspiring sights and sounds this side of the Grand Canyon. The Highlands Sky 40 Mile trail run, directed by Dan Lehman is Father's Day Saturday. From the website here is the description.
"The course traverses Roaring Plains and Dolly Sods Wilderness
through some of the most rugged and beautiful terrain in West Virginia.
Dolly Sods is an area of high elevation, windswept plains ranging from
2500 to 4700 feet elevation. Trail terrain varies from woodland paths,
rock and boulder, to upland bogs, through northern hardwoods at lower
elevations, to Red Spruce and heath barrens above 4000 feet. Canaan is
the highest large valley east of the Mississippi. The Valley creates the
headwaters of the Blackwater River and has a unique environment
composed of wetlands and uplands with vegetation characteristic of more
With minor injuries this past year, I am only able to do the first 20 (at best).
Looking forward to some scenery, and great fellowship among the back of the packers,