My brother Gordon invited me to on an early hike to Silver Lake with him and one of his neighbors. That worked out well with it being Labor Day and I was scheduled for a 3 mile run. This would give me a similar workout since the hike is about a 4.6 mile round trip.
I haven't been to Silver Lake for quite a few years, but I remembered that both the hike and lake were pretty. I got to my brother's house at 6:30 and we climbed into the van and off we went.
I have mentioned before that I feel really blessed to live where I do because there is so many outdoor opportunities. I love to hike and within a half hour or so, we can be to many wonderful trail heads. Extend that out to a couple of hours and the options are limitless.
After last week's disaster hike, I wondered how this one would go. I decided to go very minimal with what I took and it ended up being a good decision in more ways that one. I didn't even take my hiking poles with me on this one. I felt really good on the hike and I had more than enough energy and endurance for this one. I was very encouraged.
|Me and my brother|
|Reflection of the sky.|
Later that day, we had already planned as a family to go to Lisa Falls. I haven't been there in years either. It is up Little Cottonwood Canyon in Salt Lake. The hike is short and easy and the falls are pretty as you can see.
|The main falls coming down a granite face.|
|Not really big, but pretty.|
Hope you had a great holiday weekend.
Hang in there and I will too!