Very nice fall day out--perfect, really! I mapped in the afternoon, and while the amount of time wasn't long, it was productive and I left the area I was working on feeling happy with the way everything I surveyed looked on my map board--that doesn't happen every day you're out, and especially in really complex areas it's hard to leave feeling like all the tough question marks were rendered in 2-D land as successfully as one might wish.
Then followed with intervals on one of my favorite dirt roads, going out-and-back. On the way back, a hunter was driving by very slowly, and said something as I ran by, so I went back and said hello. He had spotted a bull moose off in the distance that I had run by 2 times without seeing. Though it was 150-200m from the road, and in trees in shadows, and if you're running intervals, moose spotting off to the sides doesn't apply to the task at hand. I wished him luck and got back to it. I gathered he was a rifle hunter and out scouting rather than a bow hunter; still guessing rifle season starts on the 1st (Saturday).