The trail started and we were immediately greeted by two signs. One of them was simply warning us of the steep cliffs on the trail (it is in the mountains) but the other one was letting us know that a mama Black Bear and her cubs had taken up residence on the trail. Thankfully, we saw maybe 10-15 other hikers so the trail was fairly well traveled. We didn't see any bears!
The scenery was amazing from all viewpoints on the trail. It was a toasty day (upper 60's) and the sun was shining bright. We got hot pretty quickly and ended up cooling off in a teeny waterfall. But, we did get some cool breezes when walking by the old mining buildings!
|View of the old mines, river, and bridges.|
|Funny trees near Mt. Juneau.|
Cody and I had a great time and are hoping to try and climb Mt. Juneau sometime in the near future. All in all, a successful day of wilderness exploration. Perfection :)
|Feeling pretty tired at the end of our hike!|
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