Roan Mountain State Park

6/22/19 Mike, the dogs and I After our exciting night on Grassy Ridge Bald we headed over to Roan Mountain State Park. Check in is not until 4 so we went into the town of Roan Mountain and found a BBQ place open at 10:30 called Bob's Dairyland. Turns out they serve breakfast yay! I... Continue Reading →

Backpacking Roan Balds

6/21/19 Mike, me, and the dogs We decided to backpack up to Grassy Ridge Bald and camp. Mike's first backpack trip. Of course I pack as light as possible and Mike carried tons. I borrowed Sherri's pack so he would have a real backpack with that anti- gravity back in it. We left around 10... Continue Reading →

Cades Cove and Abrams Falls

6/7/19 Sherri, Mary and I Cades Cove is an 11 mile loop in the Great Smokey Mountains. It's a very popular spot. Luckily it was Friday and it was a day with a huge threat of rain! This means less people!!!! When driving through if you see a big group of people out of there... Continue Reading →

Spring hike in the Gorge

4/28/19 Brandi, Julie, I and 3 white dogs We were meeting at Conely Cove Trail in the Linville Gorge at 10. I'm not sure what went wrong but my GPS made a turn at Lake James and routed me through Marion NC and down 105 past the Linville Falls. The road is such a mess... Continue Reading →

Waterfallin with Lisa

4/22/19 Lisa and I Lisa decided to take a vacation day to go hiking with me. What a good friend! It wasn't hard to twist her arm though. We left at 7 am. With 2 choices of Balsam Grove or Shining Rock we headed toward Brevard NC. The first stop was Big Bearwallow Falls. We... Continue Reading →

Day tripping with Mike

4/4 -4/5/19 After work Thursday we jumped in the car and headed to Timm's Harley Davison in Anderson SC. It was bike night and Connor Christian and Southern Gothic were playing there. He played from 7-9. We used to go watch them play quite a bit. My fav song he does is November Rain by... Continue Reading →

Hiking in the Linville Gorge

March 30, 2019 Nick, Jonathon, Cathy, Kennedy, Brandi, Christy and I. This hike had so much to see and so many names of things I can't remember and is such an untraveled area that this is basically going to be a picture blog only. Most of our group were real photographers. These are mostly my... Continue Reading →

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