16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World

Hiking the Appalachian Trail holds a mix of beauty and uncertainty. Everyone's journey is different, just like in life. I took this picture of an easy path but with lots of fog and darkness as an example of a moment when courage was needed to move forward.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2018
Date Uploaded: 10.2018
Photo Location: Shenandoah National Park, Virginia, United States of America
Camera: Pixel 2
Copyright: © Michael Blees