The old road ends at an overlook with incredible views over the Providence Mountains and southern Granite Mountains

0211-silver-peak.jpg I arrive at a switchback on the trail looking down into canyons in the Bighorn Basin area Thumbnails After my rest and contemplation, I start the hike back down I arrive at a switchback on the trail looking down into canyons in the Bighorn Basin area Thumbnails After my rest and contemplation, I start the hike back down I arrive at a switchback on the trail looking down into canyons in the Bighorn Basin area Thumbnails After my rest and contemplation, I start the hike back down I arrive at a switchback on the trail looking down into canyons in the Bighorn Basin area Thumbnails After my rest and contemplation, I start the hike back down I arrive at a switchback on the trail looking down into canyons in the Bighorn Basin area Thumbnails After my rest and contemplation, I start the hike back down

I spend a good 20 minutes here enjoying the pleasure of solitude. I'm in a darker period of life these days, so the pleasure of being here feels especially soothing. I feel privileged; how many people get to do this?