Hiking C’Ville

We got to cross something off the B.L. today: taking a hike. Starting at the foot of the Monticello Trail (at the overflow parking lot on the Thomas Jefferson Parkway), we walked about half of the Saunders-Monticello Trail, and then hiked up and back on the Hartman-Orchard Trail and the Mountain Trail – covering somewhere between 3 and 4 miles [see the map here]. Hiking is HARD. We were sweating and Grady was panting as we climbed up what turned out to be Carter Mountain [we ended at their apple orchards at the top of the mountain]. I tripped over the occasional rock and fallen tree. Nothing out of the ordinary.

The hike started with a Bodos salad and ended with a fresh Carter Mountain Granny Smith apple [I think we both wished it was an apple cider donut, but I digress], and left me exhausted. Grady slept in the car the whole way to dinner, and the whole way back. Charlottesville is so beautiful. Enjoy the photos!
























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Courtney grew up in Reading, PA, and has lived in New York City (where she earned a bachelor's degree at NYU), Prague, Philadelphia, and Charlottesville (where she received a J.D. from UVa Law). Courtney and her new husband will settle in Philadelphia following a six-week Euro-trip extravaganza in September of 2012. Courtney's interests include music, writing, criticism, fitness, travel, cooking, and sports. Please enjoy the blog. LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/courtney-marello/1a/375/b30 Tumblr: http://abarrelofoddsandends.tumblr.com/


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