One of my very favorite running and biking routes. I've done it dozens of times, in decreasing order, by running, biking and hiking. I especially enjoy those yellow flowers with a beautiful scent along the lower fire road during the spring.
"After the first glass, you see things as you wish they were. After the second, you see things as they are not. Finally, you see things as they really are, which is the most horrible thing in the world."
--Oscar Wilde on Absinthe