Hogsback Mountain

Hogsback Mountain
Hogsback Mountain Wilderness

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

South Africa Cape Town Mission Presidency

Mission Presidency and Wives, July 2012

July 18 2012, we attended our SACTM mission presidency meeting in Cape Town.  Mark I. Wood, Mission President and his wife Kathy. J. Clarke Fowers, first counselor and Steven R. Smith, second counselor.   The Smiths cover the entire country of Namibia as the only senior couple with only 6 missionaries.  We (Fowers) cover the Eastern Cape Province which is about half the size of California with 44 missionaries and three Zones.

President Wood and President Fowers

While there, we took a p-day and hiked to the top of Lion's head mountain with the mission presidency. The hike was 2 miles   going from sea level to about 2,800 feet to the top.  Ascending upward, the narrow trail wraps around the small but steep mountain affording breathtaking views of  Cape Town, Table Mountain to the east and the Atlantic ocean.

Winter flowers overlook empty beaches.

Smiles amid the pain of unused muscles.

On the top of Lion's Head...Victory Dance.

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