Over the years we’ve explored the eastern part of South Mountain Reservation pretty thoroughly, but I’ve never gone into the narrow strip west of Brookside Drive. This is eastern slope of “Second Mountain,” a much more wild and forbidding place than the more popular “First Mountain.” No glamorous views of Manhattan, no rivers or streams. Just a steeply wooded hillside with the remnants of a livelier time.
Last September, I did a photo trip to the relatively untravelled Maple Falls in South Mountain Reservation. At the time, it was pretty dry and I made a mental note to revisit it in the winter, after the rain and snow caused some more flow. So yesterday the faithful companion (Brandy, the dog) took a […]