“How much do you think we’ll find up there?”
She looked around, pensively, prior to answering.
“Enough to be worth the trip, I hope.” She replied, knowing that wasn’t quite the answer he was looking for.
The two of them continued up the twisting hilly road. It was slow progress, but at least the view was a good consolation for the effort. Taking a moment to turn and look back every block or so, they were measuring their success in altitude gained rather than miles traversed.
“Hopefully this old map is accurate.” He said, as he glanced up the road.