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This seemed to be the hardest part of the trail. I think you're
actually going around a hill instead of going up and over it (which
to my mind may be easier because it could be shorter). The trail
gets hard to follow and if anyone in your party is going to lose
their cool out of exhaustion and frustration, this is when they'll
I didn't take any pictures, I jut put one foot after the other,
for what seemd like hours, but I suppose it was only for 60 – 90
I wish I had, because there is a feature in the trail that I've
been wondering about. This part of the trail goes up draws—little
valleys where two hills intersect. According to one of the history
books you can get in bookstores, the Ore Terminal trail follows
the supply trail for the aerial tramway.
It looks to me like someone laid flat rocks into little stairs
every now and then. There may be 2 – 4 flat rocks in some places.
It's really hard to miss and I didn't notice them on my first hike
up the Ore Terminal trail.
So my question is this: did workers in fact place rocks to act like
little stairs in rough spots to make it easier to walk?