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Just got back from a week long solo trip in the Ozarks. The trip was from the Ozone trail head to Fairview campground and back. A roughly 80 mile round trip.
This was some lake at the foothills of the Ozarks.
This is the trail going up the mountain into the Hurricane wilderness area. It goes a little over 5 miles uphill, then the last 3/4 mile goes downhill into the creek area. I must be getting old cause it took about 7 hours to do... :)
The end of the road. I had extra time to kill so I decided to push on past Fairview campground east on the Ozark Highlands Trail. This section is seldom hiked and severely overgrown. I managed about a mile and a half, bushwhacking through thorn bushes until I got to worn out and my arms looked like hamburger meat from all the scrapes and cuts. I then turned back.