I took this photo on my way to Lake Agnes during a Memorial weekend trek on the Superior Hiking Trail. The entire day’s hike was shrouded in thick mist which gave the trail a mysterious atmosphere. Strange low-pitched thumping noises could be heard throughout the foggy woods – it was the call of the Ruffled Grouse.
I took this photo at the end of a long and soggy day on the Superior Hiking Trail. It had been pouring all day, but the rain magically stopped as soon as I stumbled into my campsite. The forest came alive with golden sun rays pouring through the endless moss-riden trees. This trail is located along the Lake Superior shoreline of Minnesota and is well known to backpackers.