Nettle Creek and Newton Balds Date Climbed: Jul 10, 2010
I hiked up the Thomas Divide Trail to Nettle Creek Bald and continued to its neighbor Newton Bald. It was a pleasant day in spite of the national heat wave because of the shade and elevation. Saw plenty of fauna, flora, and fungi.
"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