the view from Cliff Top makes the climb worth the effort.
The breakfast bell rings at 8 a.m. each day, calling all guests to the dining room.
Fog hovers near the cabins at LeConte Lodge, where the weather can be chilly even during the summer.
Llamas take a break for lunch after carrying supplies up Trillium Gap Trail to LeConte Lodge.
The shortest route to the summit, Alum Cave Trail, is a nearly six-mile trek.