Sugar Loaf Mountain: IJM Team Trek

Last Friday, I headed to Sugar Loaf mountain in Virginia with my awesome creative services team from International Justice Mission. We traveled courageously up half the mountain in a car, daring to sacrifice our reputations and pride in order to make the hike a little shorter and less daunting. 

Though the elevation was nowhere near as high as Shenandoah and was way less majestic, Sugar Loaf Mountain still did not disappoint.

Besides a couple deer, and the fantastic view, I actually found the spider webs and the thick forest growth to be the most compelling part of this climb. There was an ent-feel to the surrounding woods. Thankfully, there was no Shelob to accompany the webs.

Here is an assortment of photos from our journey up the hill/mountain of sugar loaf.

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Usually not a fan of webs, but this one was fascinating.

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outside the tree
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inside the tree
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on the tree
 

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Successful #views from the highest elevation I could find (a trusty spruce tree)

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I love this shot from my IPhone. There is something beautiful about hanging up the camera and taking time to simply sit and be silent, taking in the panoramic masterpiece around you.
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Well played, Sugar Loaf Mountain.
 

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                                                                                          World’s best boss^

 

 

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