Testing the Hike

This past Saturday we hiked to Pickens Nose in North Carolina. The hike departs from the trailhead along the gravel-paved Forestry Road 83 (view maps and driving directions), southeast of where the Appalachian Trail crosses [...]

Strickly Neon!

I dont' know what got into me, but I just stopped and met the owner of Strickly Neon. After a few minutes, we realized that we knew many of the same landmarks in Atlanta. Actually, [...]

Chasing Rain Drops and Indian Trees

Recently, I found an Indian Tree. Last Saturday, we paddled back out to verify it, and I prevailed even though the weather did not want to cooperate. When we left the boat ramp, the sun [...]

Hiking Through

Mountain Crossings at Neel's Gap: One of my favorite places to visit on a Sunday afternoon. We drove up this day after hiking to the top of Brasstown Bald. The Thru Hikers were on the [...]