Happy Mother’s Day Weekend from us all at ARC.
By John Arsenault, Course Director and English Teacher for the Sagehen Course,
I spent the weekend hiking various areas checking out the melting snow and blossoming spring around the ARC course area. With granola bars and water galore, I headed toward Mt Tallac and Loch Leven Trailheads. Tallac was mostly clear of snow. A few patches of snow remained on shady northern faces but for the most part the trail was not bad.
The views of Tahoe were absolutely stunning. My camera didn’t really do it justice.
The next day I checked out the
There were spots on the
Lizards did push-ups on rocks as they twisted their heads one way and then another.
Checking me checking them out.
Flowers poked out of the rock as if responsible for the widening cracks.
Finally I reached the lakes, took off my pack, and propped it against a tree. I ravaged through my pack for a granola bar, snagged a big old bite and settled into quick break.
I looked out over the Middle Loch Leven and thought, my heart still pounding away, “whoever is going on the 2007 ARC orientation trip is psyched!”
Until later. John