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Tent Ridge Horseshoe

We did this trail on July 31 in counter clock. It starts at the dusty Mt. Shark Road where you park the car, goes along Monica Brook creek and opens up at the medow, where you actually can see what you are about to do and have last chance to change your mind: If you don't, see crazy people on the top? - this is where you will be in a couple of hours: The trail steadily inclines through the forest. I did not see so many mosquitos in my life, but it's probably a short-seasonal thing. We never use bug spray because want to smell the forest, not chemicals, and maybe that was the reason why we looked so attractive to little things who gotta eat too, but we also saw lots of Chinese people who sprayed a few cans on each other several times from head to feet but still seemed pretty tasty. Anyway, the trail finally comes out of the woods, and that is where all the fun begins: When you look up, the scrambling does not seem too scary, but remember - it's ju