Kennamer Cave

On January 21, 2018, Tracy, Jenny, and I took another trip to Kennamer to try find my way for a through trip.  Since the week before we had been turned back at the first climb while entering from the bottom entrance, we decided this week to start…

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Kennamer Cave

On January 15, 2018, Tracy, Layne, and I went to Kennamer Cave in Jackson County, AL.  This was my third trip into Kennamer, but the first trip was led by someone else, and the second trip was a surveying trip that did not go very far into…

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Honeycomb Trail

On December 2, 2017, we met some friends and hiked the Honeycomb Trail along Guntersville Lake.  This trail was recently opened by TVA, and we wanted to check it out.  It’s about 9.5 miles long, starting from Hwy 431 and going to the dam.  We expected it…

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Blue Spring Cave

On March 25, 2017, Tommy, Jenny, Layne, Tracy, and I took a trip to Blue Spring Cave in Tennessee.  We camped out the night before, which is always pleasant with good friends.  This was our second trip to this cave, and we decided to try to make…

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Kennamer Cave

On February 25, 2017, I took a trip with the Huntsville Grotto to Kennamer Cave in Jackson County, AL.  This cave is just a few minutes from my house, but this was my first time going to the cave.  Actually, I guess we tried to go to…

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Byers Cave

On February 4, 2017, I went to Byers Cave in Georgia with the Huntsville Grotto.  The hike to the cave is a fairly steep climb up the ridge, but it’s not too bad.  The temperature at the entrance was very warm, which was nice for an early…

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Siler Bald

Over the New Year’s weekend of 2017, we headed to the mountains of North Carolina.  We spent some time in Brevard and learned that the Blue Ridge Parkway is closed near Brevard in the winter.  So then we headed to Franklin and hiked up to Siler Bald…

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