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Spruce, Sphagnum, and a Roaring Fork: Tom and Skip go to Beartown

From Hutchinson’s rock at 4,480 feet, the view of Burke’s Garden below is stunning, a round bowl of fertile farmland encircled by thickly forested mountain ridges. It’s the highest elevation valley floor in the state of Virginia, and resembles a thumbprint made from above, or the blast crater from an ancient asteroid. In reality, the […]

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