The Skyline Trail is the most popular hike in Cape Breton Highlands National Park. The first half is gravel and pretty well graded, the second half is more like this. Right as the trail transitioned to this dirt path, we came across a moose. About 20 feet away from the trail, sitting amongst the spruce trees. A few other tourists had stopped to watch and everyone sort of automatically switched to hushed voices, wind blowing through the trees becoming the loudest sound. I felt a little different. I’d seen moose, right, I’d grown up with them. My biggest feeling towards this animal was being thankful he wasn’t walking out into a nighttime highway in front of me. So the hushed voices kind of got to me, I’m afraid, so I caught @asad_ch’s eye and mimed a rifle in my hands, bang. Moose meat is a little lean but there sure is a lot of it.
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