Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Failed Attempt on Lookout Mountain


Last Sunday I made a second attempt at climbing Lookout Mountain.  However, a recent snow storm had covered the rocky trail near the top of the mountain in treacherous slush.


I slipped and stumbled to my knees several times and then, overcome by a sudden fit of common sense, I gave up the ascent and made a cautious retreat down the mountain.

You vanquished me this time, O Mountain!  But happier trails will come in May.

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