Often times when I go hiking into the Green Mountains and Smugglers Notch I come across lots of these small pools and waterfalls. I love them because it gives me a chance when I am looking for photo ops to slow down for a minute and reflect about what I am doing. The still water in these pools often offer these extremely clear looks from the surface down to the rocky bottom below.
This day I was hiking through what is left of the winter snows and I came across this pool of water. I was struck by its color and ow clear the water was. Over the years the water here forms these smooth pools in the rocks as it winds its way from Mount Mansfield into the valley below. Just a more contemplative image today…Enjoy!