We have a number of trips planned for 2023.  Our first trip is to Charleston and Georgetown SC.  These are two of the oldest cities in South Carolina.  We will once again be making our annual trip to Brevard, NC. Our next trip will be to Washington DC, Boston, and then Bar Harbor Maine.


Rapping up 2022 we made two trips to North Carolina this year.  We spent time in Brevard and Highlands.  We did a lot of great hiking so check out the pictures and videos.

Crosby TN Favorite Hike

Crosby TN Favorite Hike

It was back to Crosby TN again today for the Maddron Bald Trail.  This is a 6.6 mile hike with 1,400 feet in elevation gain in three miles.  That is about a 9% average grade.  The trail is considered moderately challenging and takes 3hrs 25 min to complete.  The big plus is the trail was…

August 24

Today we headed south on the Blue Ridge Parkway.  Wow very nice.  We went to an area in the Great Smokey Mountain Park called Smokemont.  We hiked the Tow String Trial.  It was not a difficult day, 4.7 miles and 725 ft of elevation.  However it was a horse trail and it rained a few…

August 23

Cosby Tenn. was our destination for the day.  We hiked the Gabes Mountain trail today.  It is an out and back trail featuring a couple of water falls and some water crossings.  We hiked 6 miles and climbed 1,300 feet.  It was not a difficult hike but it was a difficult trail.  Lots of rocks…