Up into Summerland on Wonderland Trail the Journey Begins
Hiking the Wonderland Trail in its entirety has always been a dream. At this moment time is just a short in and out was all that was written in the trail dust for me. It was a perfect summer day for doing ten miles in my hiking clothes, brook trout patterned leggings and a matching brook trout fishing hoodies.
Distance 9.69 mi Ascent 2,165 ft Total Time 6h 43m
Starting a day adventure on the Wonderland Trail to Camp Summerland
Summerland Trail for the first two mile is dense rain forest with streams crossing the trail
Junction for White River Camp and beyond
Lower trail is wide and flat as you follow a stream bottom through the forest in
Summerland Wonderland Trail Similitude-1
You meet a few through hikers as well as several day hikers
Sun is beginning to fill the shadows on the trail and forest
First stream crossing
Two small streams enter a bigger stream down below as you cross on this log in Summerland Wonderland Trail Similitude-1
Sun peaking in, sounds of a stream gently tumbling along
Trail side stream offers a morning song as inspiration as I begin to climb
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