Better Worse: I'd Rather Be On Top! No More Boo-Boo's - Part 2
January 2023 by Bob Schall
…more difficult terrain must be traversed in the hope of locating small pockets, low depressions or small gullies on needle-covered slopes.
Because waiting for spring seemed to be taking forever, my 15-year-old granddaughter Grace and I decided to pan for gold sooner. The thought was…even if we did not find any gold, we would set a new record for absurdity—gold panning in the coldest weather!
He could tell that the top part just slid partway down over the bottom half. So, he tried to twist it apart with his hands. No go!
If you have done any hiking in rough terrain you are well aware that going down a slope is much more difficult and dangerous than climbing it.
The temptation to enter the dark interiors beckoned to me before the day was finished but I resisted.
Sure enough, after hiking a couple miles uphill and hacking through some brush, we found the place just as he had described it.
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