Thursday, September 21
We got up around 8:15, were out of the cottage by 10:45. We parked along the road near the Gorham Mtn. parking area because it was super busy and we expected the parking lot to be full.
We left the trailhead at 11:33 and reached the summit at 12:30 via the Cadillac Cliffs section of the trail. This plaque along the trail has been polished by volunteers.
It was 68* and mostly sunny but windy when we started but turned into a spectacular day...finally! We sat among the rocks near the summit, enjoying the heavy surf at high tide thanks to Hurricane Jose.
|Looking toward Sand Beach|
Thankfully Bill brought along a little pick-me-up ;o)
The summit is quite unspectacular, since you don't get the ocean views.
A nice couple from New Jersey took our picture.
We proceeded to The Bowl, where we ate lunch and drank in the sunshine.
|Panorama photo...great place for lunch!|
We're pretty sure Dan would love to take a swim here...next year!
We returned to the car back over Gorham Mtn, reaching it at 3:28. We drove into town, got coffees and walked to the park overlooking the harbor, where we sat, drank our coffees and ate oatmeal raisin cookies that we brought with us from Keeping it Local.
Morgan texted to tell us the TV wasn't working, bummer.
We did a little shopping on the way back to the car, stopped by the cottage to grab a beverage and our iPads, then headed to Hadley Point to watch the sunset.
It was one of the most spectacular sunsets I think I have ever seen! Unfortunately, my pictures don't do it justice. It was much more red orange than yellow.
|Panorama 6:46 PM|
|Panorama 6:48 PM|
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