On a recent camping trip to Rock Creek State Park, I had the occasion to take a side trip to … Continue reading Falls Creek Falls, TN
Near the end of winter, I took a trip to Mt. Mitchell, just to get out of the house. It … Continue reading Shining Rock Wilderness Hike
It’s always there, has been for eternity. We pass by it, ignoring it because we see it everyday…..but we really don’t. It becomes background noise….like music in our cars….. Continue reading Hawksbill Mountain
Sometimes the cabin fever is too much. I had to get out and do some hiking. So on a cold day, warm sun, and a little breeze, I did some hiking at one of my favorite mountains. When I got to the park, the parking lot was empty. Continue reading “High Rock in the Winter”
Had a chance to visit South Mountain State Park this past week and truly enjoyed the trip. I arrived in sunny, but cold, weather. The park was empty except for a few hardy souls that were taking in the clean air and trails. After I set up camp, I got my pack and started hiking. Continue reading “South Mountain State Park, NC Cold and Quiet”
Sometimes the cabin fever is just too much. You know it is a little wet, a little colder than you … Continue reading River Walk on a not so Warm Day
Just off the Parkway, a few miles from Carolina Hemlock Recreational Area is the Crabtree Falls campground and recreational area. I recently visited the Pisgah National Forest to do some hiking and stayed at the campground. Continue reading “Crabtree Falls, Blue Ridge Parkway”
After a few days hiking in NC, I visited Grayson Highlands in Virginia. The park has everything a hiker or day camper can want. It’s trails are easy to the most advanced.
Took a couple of days off to visit the High Country of NC. Didn’t really have an agenda, just knew was free to do pretty much what I wanted.
I recently visited and hiking the Linville Falls after Hurricane Florence and was not surprised to see that the effects of the storm were evident in the area. Continue reading “Linville Falls, 2018 Redux”