We started out by just driving along the west side of the lake, sometimes getting a glimpse of the water here and there through the trees until we pulled off to the side of the road and began hiking.
The light was just so yummy:
I hadn't seen fall-colored leaves in so long that it was a bit of a shock to realize how bright they actually are:
Random moonscapeish rocks in the middle of a forest:
Random snow makes my day 32789432 times better than anything else could:
The last picture I took that day... before we completely lost our trail through the woods and got rather stranded! Next time we hike that trail, I think we'll be paying more attention as to where the trail is and where it isn't: