Episode #6 – Salmon River

We set out on foot, just beyond the tracks. The sun was fullbore afternoon heat on our necks and our faces. The hair on my wife’s arms was up and beautiful, the pines were standing and the mountains were silent. The trail started in gravel, the sound heavy and harsh to our ears. Five days of mountain living and already we had shrugged off the smog, noise, and crunch of the city.