|Audrey, Mark, Jim, Brian geared up|
|Puncheon Trail Traverse over Marshland|
|Deer "Moss" and Ocala Deep Digger Beetle Mounds|
|Sand Pine Forest Grotto Likely After Recent Controlled Burn|
|Gopher Tortoise on a Stroll|
|Marshall Creek Swamp|
|Hammock Site and Hammocker|
In the end, our five-day backpack was an amazing Florida adventure that instilled comradery, physical challenge and enjoyment on the trail. It also served as a pointed lesson in planetary stewardship. Only with continued vigilance through organizations like the FTA and society in general can we hope to preserve wilderness resources for centuries to come.