Up in the sky.
Is it a bird?
Is it a plane?
No it's just a grit sitting on top of a mountain laughing at eveyone and everything.
Pot Cove Gap is just feet from Mount Mitchell.
The loops are below and the sky is above.
Cherokees called the area Nantahala which means "where the noon sun doesn't shine." Maybe I have an affinity for places the sun doesn't shine.