This is the time of year when heavy, languid weather doesn't get to stay around for long before being swept away by a succession of new fronts. The pale hot skies of late summer are replaced by ever-changing cloudscapes. Just look up- we're at the bottom of an ocean of air!
I confess, I didn't really like the K & P Trail until I realized that the secret is to look sideways as much as possible. Then it becomes a rich succession of views: