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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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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Panthertown

The weekend of November 9, 2014, Jessica came down and we did some hiking in Panthertown Valley.  We hiked towards Devil’s Elbow after ascending Little Green Mountain from Schoolhouse Falls, exploring some waterfalls along the way.  We headed back out when we saw smoke coming from the…

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Colorado Road Trip

At the end of September 2014, I had to go back to Utah for work.  I thought I would be there for a couple of weeks, but plans changed after a few days, so Tracy bought a plane ticket and came out there to enjoy the fall…

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Pisgah

We tried to backpack the weekend of August 30, 2014, but it was a horrible failure.  First, we drove the Blue Ridge Parkway towards Brevard, NC, with plans to backpack at Shining Rock Wilderness.  When we reached the trailhead near Black Balsam Knob, however, it was a…

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