DISTANCE
11.2 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1,768 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dog friendly

backpacking

camping

hiking

trail running

walking

forest

river

views

wild flowers

hiking
1 month ago

The wind calls through the Iron Gate, so I pass into the trees over the rocks upon the dirt. Who would have thought to see a wooden gate and beyond no small view. Leaving chain and latch, iris and aspen then grass. Golden keys the wind does play out unto the paramount. It upon them a sound only my eyes can hear and I am swept upon the vista. I stroll awhile...
Down I lay below the wind in the grass without my worries. I close my eyes to hear and hear a coming sleep, upon the grass I do...
I awake feeling new and back through the iron gate I go. Then home...