I look down across the Orestimba Wilderness through some burned chamise skeletons from last year's brush fire
Date: September 02, 2008, 12h15
I filter some cold water from the spring behind Willson Camp
The water that I'm carrying has gotten quite warm, so the cold water here is a welcome refreshment. The shade here is nice break from the hot sun, and the layer of bay leaves on the ground exudes a comforting aroma.