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Hiking to Cedar Falls: A Good Escape

This was and is a beautiful little hike. I think round trip was close to 2 miles, maybe more like 1.5. It is remote; it is isolated; and I would suggest not going alone. (I sound like my Momma!) But it's pretty much off the grid. Some of you are so strong that you will [...]

Perfect for a Sunday Afternoon!

Here's a perfect Sunday afternoon walk—not a hike—but a visit to the Chenocetah lookout tower. This evening the sunlight (golden hour) was perfect for my little Sony A6000 camera. Lake Russell is seen in the distance of this photo. This is an easy Google to get the directions. Hint: The tower is located on Chenocetah [...]

By |2020-04-26T09:45:49-07:00April 26th, 2020|Fire Towers, Memories, Northeast Georgia, The Company of Friends|0 Comments

In a Ditch?

Recently, the governor of Georgia said that our State would begin to open back up after being in lock down for three to four weeks. I’ve lost count of the actual days and weeks because there are so many layers of this “stay at home” thing. There’s the national layer and the state layer and [...]

By |2020-04-22T07:06:28-07:00April 22nd, 2020|Memories, The Company of Friends|0 Comments

There’s a way to get out for a Short Hike!

We started our hike to Panther Falls and Angel Falls in a little bit of a fern glade. This is a two-mile trail that's really a nice short hike with a few ups but mostly one that is full of really beautiful views. The trail begins near historic Lakemont and nearby Lake Rabun Beach Campground [...]

Hiking Works along South Carolina Trails

  So this was my first Covid-19 hike. We hiked to the top of a fire tower and then headed on down the road to Licklog Falls. We had no idea at the time that it would be just the first Friday in a two month event. South Carolina has some beautiful hiking trails that [...]