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Old Oct 15, 2011, 10:33 PM   #1
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Took a quick trip up Holston Mt the other day to watch the sunrise. It's an easy hike up to the fire tower, but we usually dawdle too much along the way and miss the sunrise. This time we made sure to leave early and to keep a good pace up the trail!
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Old Oct 15, 2011, 10:36 PM   #2
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Thin cirrus clouds usually make for the prettiest sunrises, but this day was dawning clear and cloudless. There was plenty of ground fog, which made for some interesting views...
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We did make it up the tower in time - just before sunrise!
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Old Oct 15, 2011, 10:40 PM   #4
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And just in time to watch the first rays of sunlight across Stony Creek valley...
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Old Oct 15, 2011, 10:43 PM   #5
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That low morning light sure does bring out the fall colors on the mountains!
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And the subtle tints of the swiftly-evaporating low mists...
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Old Oct 15, 2011, 10:47 PM   #7
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We climbed back down the tower and enjoyed a good morning hike on out the mountain (including seeing, but not photographing five Black Bears eating hickory nuts up in the hickory trees), but I will not bore you with any more photos right now. Hope you enjoyed the sunrise as much as we did, and that you will share your comments & critique.
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Awesome! I really like the shots with the ground fog in your second post and the sun peaking over the horizon in the 4th post. Beautiful series!

I really do have to get to your part of the country some day. When will the fall foilage color peak?

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Great series! Love the sunrise set.
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nice series, thanks for sharing
very nice and peaceful location as well.
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