Yes, he did! It was a bitterly cold day and the last weekend it is open for the season. Me an' Sir John were happy to be wearing coats. I had on my gloves and scarf!
It is a beautiful view. The tower closes for winter, as the road is a bit steep! To quote my kids, 'Last One!'
The leaves were wonderful, but were much better a few weeks ago. That said, after driving 4 hours it was good to get out of the car. My tendonitis precludes me from walking too much but climbing was a different thing.
I was on my way to Bondi Village to stay with Nancy whilst attending a conference put on by the Circle of Friends in nearby Huntsville. We are volunteers who help cherish our Ontario Parks. Nancy writes about the tower:
The tower at Dorset was built in 1922. The original external ladder that lead to the top was 82 feet high. In 1967 a new Tower was constructed, complete with the current internal stairway. It should make you feel safer as you ascend...
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Dorset Lookout Tower from Jennifer Jilks on Vimeo.
Marvellous walking trails, as well as a beautiful view!
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