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Hike #21 of 52 - Alum Cave - Great Smokey Mountains National Park

On our second day in the Smokies, having officially warmed up the day before with our hikes to Grotto Falls and Porters Creek, Mom and I decided it was time to tackle much more ambitious hikes.  488 more words


Our top three hikes in The Great Smoky Mountains

After completing the Camino de Santiago in the summer of 2014, our feet must have been tired and our hiking stamina depleted, because we put away our poles, water bottles, and fancy backpacks for a couple of years. 815 more words

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Photography on the trails --Sweat Heifer Trail--Great Smoky Mountains NP

Hiking in the Smokies always involves a drive as it is an hour (at least) from Asheville. Today’s hike was up the Appalachian Trail (AT), to Sweat Heifer and then out the Kephart Prong Trail. 362 more words

Hike #19 OF 52 – Trillium Gap to Grotto Falls – Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN

After weeks of sickness, cat sitting, and crazy work overtime overload, I’m finally back to posting!  I actually just returned yesterday from a birthday hiking trip bonanza with my Mom to the Smokies, so I have plenty to share :) 443 more words


Autumn Has Arrived!

The Great Smoky Mountains is gearing up for it’s most treasured time of the year. With the mountains starting to turn their beautiful shades for Autumn, this is the perfect time to plan a trip to the Gatlinburg Area. 345 more words