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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Causey Reservoir

On 9 Sep 13, I took a hike at Causey Reservoir after work to enjoy the fall weather and to look for the salmon.  I had the hike to myself, which was great.  When I reached the inlet stream where I had the salmon before, I didn’t…

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Leidy Peak

Leidy Peak is one of those Utah mountains that just keeps drawing me back. It’s surrounded by grassy meadows, and it’s common to see mountain goats grazing on its flanks.

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Various Eastern Pictures

Loyston Point / Obed River / Bald River Falls, TN – April 2013 – Pictures from where David and I hiked at Loyston Point at Norris Lake and the Obed River, and where Benjy and I took the boys to Bald River Falls.   Shining Rock Wilderness,…

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The Needles

The weekend of 15 Feb 13, Tracy and I finally got out of the house.  Winter had been terrible: really cold and snowy for nearly two months.  We had spent too much money going to Vegas on Thanksgiving and going to Yellowstone in January, so we spent…

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Negro Bill Canyon

The weekend of 21 Dec 12, Tracy and I took a trip down to Moab.  On Saturday, we first tried to hike at Mill Creek, but it was cold and snowy, and we had to cross a deep pool with thin ice covering it, so we ended…

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Moonshine Wash

The weekend of 2 Nov 12, Tracy and I took a trip down to southern Utah.  We stayed in Green River on Friday night, and then headed down to Muddy Creek on Saturday, with our first stop at the Hidden Splendor Mine.  The road out to here…

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Flint Rock

On October 18, 2006, David and I took a hike to Flint Rock.  This viewpoint overlooks the South Holston Lake, and is really pretty in the fall.  The hike is fairly flat and well worth the effort.  

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Bald River

On October 18, 2012, I took a week and a half trip back home and did some hiking around Bald River and Norris Lake.  The fall colors are always nice this time of year.  

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