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Wesser Bald, Part 2

When we left Wesser Bald, Wessy and I led the way down the once well-used Jeep road. Those who "lived" atop the fire tower for weeks, if not months, used it as access for supplies. We always hike back this way. It's about the same distance only straight down without switch backs. The only tower [...]

Wesser Bald Part 1

I always look forward to hiking Wesser Bald. It is a moderate hike along the Appalachian Trail (AT) leaving from Tellico Gap. This year was even more special because I had Wessy with me. So Wessy got to hike Wesser Bald and she did great! We started off with a couple of dogs and four [...]

Our Linville Falls Hike

Linville Falls is the most popular waterfall in the Blue Ridge Mountains because of its accessibility to the Blue Ridge Parkway. It's a spectacular three-tiered waterfall plunging into Linville Gorge beginning with the upper falls in this photo. The Visitor's Center is at Mile Marker 316. To find information on the two hiking trails along [...]

Back to the top of Cow Rock

I'm going to try to keep this short, so I can just get it posted. We hiked Cow Rock Mountain (again) and it did not disappoint. The trail has changed some because there has been so much rain and also because there are not as many hikers on it right now. It is a part [...]

Shhhhh It’s a Secret Falls!

The Secret has long been "out." Secret Falls located about six miles outside of Highlands, NC, is a new favorite, and Wessy gives it a "five-paw" experience. Locals call it a secret and try not to tell anyone about these beautiful falls. We got there mid-afternoon and thought we had plenty of time to go [...]

By |2021-08-25T06:36:19-07:00August 20th, 2021|Memories, North Carolina, The Company of Friends, Wessy|0 Comments

AT Views and Wildcat Again

I absolutely love ridgeline views along the Appalachian Trail. For one thing, if I'm on a ridgeline, I usually don't have to climb a lot—well, in my dreams. In places, the trail just rolls along. The AT views as the trail moves through Georgia is so much fun to hike. We went back to Wildcat [...]

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