Finally the tree stump was loose and could be removed, but it weighed a ton to use the expression, and the guys huffing and puffing with muscles bulging got it out to be transported away.

Stump 1

Stump 2

Stump 3

And the day ended with a typical cold June sunset.

June sunset

Going hiking today and in a new area, Helderberg, just on an hours drive from here.  The weather looks good so I am hopeful for a photo successful day.