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Fear of Drowning

I never expected drowning could be a climbing-related hazard. Falling, yes. Being hit on the head by a chunk of rock, ok. Getting caught in a blizzard and being forced to dig a hole in a snowbank to make an ice cave – fair enough. 998 more words


5 Things That Are "Great" About Gatlinburg: Part 4

Sure it’s nice to stay in the middle of it all and get a “taste” of everything Gatlinburg has to offer, but one truly does not soak in the entire experience unless you venture inside the National Park and check out number two on my list. 454 more words

LeConte24 Part 1: And So It Began...

Rainbow Falls to Mt. LeConte

Miles:   6.7       Elevation:   3601↑       Grade:  10%       Avg. Temp.:   64

Map Miles Completed:   6.7       Total Map Miles:   6.7       Total Miles Hiked:   6.7… 799 more words

Mt. LeConte

Hiking to Grotto Falls.

For our last family hike of the week, we decided to head to the only waterfall in the national park that you could walk behind, Grotto Falls. 111 more words


our epic Saturday: Grotto Falls edition.

Let me just start off with this thought: Nature. Cheaper than therapy.

Let that sink into your skin for a minute.

It’s true though, isn’t it? 534 more words


Grotto Falls provides refreshing destination for day hike in Smokies

by Julie Dodd

The hike to Grotto Falls is a scenic and moderately challenging hike – and a particularly good hike in the summer.

After hiking about 1.5 miles on Trillium Gap Trail to reach Grotto Falls, you can take off your shoes and soak your feet in the cool water below the waterfall and enjoy the view. 549 more words

Hikes In The Smokies

A Visit to the Great Outdoors

It all started by me winning a 3 day 2 night stay at  any Westgate Resorts last year. Thankfully Westgate has a resort in Tennesse, so that’s where I decided to go because of the proximity to the Smoky Mountains. 851 more words