On a chilly day with high clouds moving in, I enjoyed a favorite shoulder season bushwhack to ledges on the SW end of Acteon Ridge.
There was only a thin coating of crunchy snow in this area. Left the snowshoes at home.
A wrap-around ledge.
Home sweet home, summer 2018.
This route is 95% hardwood.
Interesting gall on this skinny tree.
Sign of an abnormally cold November.
Cascades of water and ice.
A steep climb through oak forest.
Elongated ledge on the ridgecrest.
Some tight maneuvering was required to access this lofty south-facing granite perch.
Profile of the Campton Range.
Heading up to the top of Bald Knob's southern spur.
Base of the big summit ledge.
Another good southerly vantage.
Welch & Dickey.
Cliffs on Bald Knob.
A high hardwood glade.
Down through the oaks.
A jumble of stone.
A tiny stream leads the way down a drainage.