About 1.2 miles into the hike, a large blue stone quarry comes into view above the trail. There is a Rattlesnake den located in this quarry, and is an area of the trail where snakes are known to be seen.
A panorama to the south. Unfortunately, the clouds had rolled in pretty thick at this point.
Heading back down an icy section of trail, where evergreens prevent the sun from fully coming through.
The last steep stretch of trail back to the trail head along County Route 40.