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The wildest show

I entered the lottery on a whim, figuring that, like 90 percent of my fellow entrants, I’d end up with nothing but a polite “thank you for entering” and an invitation to try again next year. 1,169 more words

Travel

Mt. Cammerer/Low Gap Trail Hike

Distance: 11 miles
Type: Out & Back
Elevation Gain: 3045 ft
Trailhead: Low Gap Trailhead by Cosby Campground

The Mt. Cammerer trail, located in Cosby, offers relative solitude and respite from the crowds that flock to the more well-known areas of the park like Gatlinburg and Cade’s Cove. 631 more words

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Joy of hiking to Mt. Le Conte

Time for one of the special treats of the year – hiking to Mt. Le Conte in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

After finding a parking space in the Alum Cave trailhead parking lot (which can be a challenge, as Alum Cave is a popular trail), we double-knot our hiking boots, adjust our hiking sticks, put on our packs and set out. 484 more words

Fitness/health

Mt. Le Conte/Alum Caves Hike

Distance: 11 miles
Type: Out & Back
Elevation Gain: 2763 ft
Trailhead: Alum Caves Trailhead

The trail to Mt. Le Conte is a must for anyone looking for a challenging hike in Great Smoky Mountain National Park with a diversity of amazing views. 779 more words

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

hike w/ me| Abrams Falls

Yesterday I had the pleasure of hiking Abrams Falls, one of the most popular hikes in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It’s 5 round miles of rocky trail and high views of the mountain river below. 155 more words

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Hiking views in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is always uplifting and challenging.

I was fortunate recently to spend almost two weeks in the Smokies. A highlight (literally) was hiking to Mt. 90 more words

Fitness/health

Great Smoky Mountains National Park: 4 Day Trip Itinerary

We took a trip to Great Smoky Mountains National Park over Memorial Day Weekend (05/26/18–05/29/18), and here’s the itinerary we followed for the 4 day/3 night trip. 883 more words

Great Smoky Mountains National Park