This is a trail that was pushed through by cat many decades ago to bring supplies to crews fighting forest fires in the interior... that may not sound promising, but it's now a nicely grown-in trail, usually wide enough for 2 abreast, and with enough sun penetrating for there to be lots of flowers along the trail. (Actually it's a better trail than most of those created by horsepackers, meaning that it goes continually uphill in a business-like way without meandering pointlessly up and down!)
Starting down in the forest...
A bad fuzzy picture of ground-cedar, Lycopodium complanatum showing cones, in the company of Linnaea borealis:
Walking along the trail, there were dense expanses of bunchberry, twinflower, and many Pyrola in bloom, and coming to the higher elevations in the forest in a wet clearing, Veratrum viride var. eschscholtzianum (as it is now called):
In the same area, I saw the most colourful bronzebells (formerly Stenanthium occidentale, now Anticlea occidentalis) I've ever seen... perhaps the effect of sunlight as compared to the more usual filtered light in the forest: