Bluff River Cave

Bluff River Cave in northern Alabama was a surprise: it was much nicer than we expected. Which was even funnier because we had actually been here before but couldn’t remember much about it. So, on September 25, 2016, we took a trip up to Bluff River to…

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Flat Top Mountains

For the second half of my three week trip out West in August 2016, I went to the Flat Tops of northern Colorado.  I love this mountain range because the flat-topped mountains are unique and the area is just really pretty.  The weather was bad for the…

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Perkins Cave

On July 9, 2016, we took a trip with the Huntsville Grotto to Perkins Cave in Alabama. This cave is on private property and requires a bit of a hike down the mountain to get to it. There wasn’t much to the cave until we got to…

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Scotland

For our international trip in 2016, Scotland looked like a great option.  So, in May we loaded up and headed to the Scottish Highlands.  The plan was basically to drive around almost all of Scotland, explore the countryside, and day hike whenever we found a nice trail. …

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Blue Spring Cave

On May 7, 2016, Tracy and I went with the Huntsville Grotto to Blue Spring Cave in Tennessee.  At about 38 miles, Blue Spring is the ninth longest cave in the United States, and the longest in Tennessee.  It’s on private property and it’s securely gated, so…

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