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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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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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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Stratton Bald

On May 14, 2016, we headed up to Stratton Bald,  The original plan was to backpack, but the forecast for the night was not good, so we decided to car camp and then day hike up to the bald on Sunday.  We explored around on Saturday, and…

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Edisto Beach

Over New Year’s 2016, Tracy and I took a drive to Charleston to see friends.  After hanging out with them for a day or two, we drove south along the coast to explore around.  We visited Edisto Beach, Hilton Head, and Savannah.  It was a nice weekend…

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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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