Journal of Daily Painting on the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Monday, May 10, 2010
Mt. Mitchell, N. C.
Parkway Series #166 12 x 16 oil $85. Sold prints now available
We were extremely surprised on our trip to Ashville when we ran into heavy ice on Mt. Mitchell. My expectations of beautiful flowers at Craggy Gardens and hiking to Crabtree Falls was shattered with ice laden trees, fog, and bitter cold winds. I guess I forgot that seasons can change with just a few feet of elevation. Mount Mitchell is the highest point east of the Mississippi; the next time we try "going South" will be late August!