Ben, Sean, Bob
A couple of the new NPS staff at the Old Rag contact station.
Howard Mo. and Hazel Me.
If you look closely you can see a little bit of green on the trees at the foot of the mountain.
There was a profusion of Spicebush blooming along Weakley Hollow Fire Road.
There is a local tradition of celebrating birthdays up on Old Rag. The next two pictures show the celebration of a young man's (at heart) 79th birthday on the mountain.
This was his 30th consecutive birthday on Old Rag and was celebrated by three generations of the extended family some of whom had come from 500 miles away. As a collector of stories of rare animal sightings on Old Rag I got to hear about the year the family saw two Zebras at Post Office Junction. Imagine that Zebras on Old Rag.
Looking up to Old Rag's two summits from Weakley Hollow Fire Road.
Sunday's ORMS crew Jeremy, Anne R, Craig T, Chris G, Bob L involved in the day's training a scenario, a hiker with a badly broken ankle.
Looking back up the Ridge Trail while doing a late afternoon sweep.
The daily routine of filling out our End Of Day Reports before heading either to pizza at Rudy's or home.