That is funny! But on the other hand not too surprising since that's one of the only distinctive views on that section of the trail. I think I remember several miles of sandy forest that I couldn't see above. And great picture! it's definitely better than mine
"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