Tumbling Rock Cave

Here are a few pictures from multiple trips we made to Tumbling Rock Cave in 2015.  Honestly, I can’t get enough of this cave.  It’s a nice mix of easy, challenging, easy to access, long, pretty, and unique.

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Hans Kennamer Cave

On November 21, 2015, we took our first trip to Hans Kennamer Cave.  This cave is on private land near Grant, AL, and it’s a maze-type cave due to its complex passages.  It has multiple entrances, including one small entrance and another bigger entrance that drops into…

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Fodderstack

On October 24, 2015, Tracy and I headed up to the Citico Creek Wilderness to hike the Fodderstack Trail.  I wanted to start from Farr Gap and backpack as far as we felt like hiking and then camp for the night on the trail.  The trail starts…

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Damascus

The weekend of October 10, 2015, we took a trip up to Virginia to hike around Grayson Highlands and to see some fall colors.  Of course, like everything else we’re learning since we moved back east, lots of other people had the same idea.  We drove into…

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Walls of Jericho

On July 26, 2015, my friend Aaron and I took a dayhike up to the Walls of Jericho in north-eastern Alabama.  The hike starts at the top of the canyon and drops steeply down into the river drainage.  This is a very popular trail, but there weren’t…

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CalTopo Review

Looking for a free website that allows you to do just about anything you could ever want to do with maps?  Caltopo.com is simply the most amazing mapping website I’ve ever found.  The list of features is incredible, and I keep finding new things to do with…

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Chattooga River

The weekend of May 9, 2015, Tracy and I took a backpacking trip to the Chattooga River on the border of South Carolina and Georgia.  This was our first backpacking trip into the Appalachians since we moved back east, and I wanted to be sure Tracy enjoyed…

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Tumbling Rock Cave

On April 4, 2015, my wife, a couple of friends, and I went to Tumbling Rock Cave in Jackson County, Alabama. Jackson County has the distinction of having the highest number of caves of any county in the country. And from what I have seen so far,…

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