GSMNP, Lakeshore Trail (Days 4-6) – April 2021

Photo Album for this hike. The title of this post is indeed correct. We took a whopping six days to do the 35 miles of the Lakeshore Trail. The average hiker would likely do it in three. The ambitious hiker, two. There are those select few that might knock it out in a day. Bulldog … Continue reading GSMNP, Lakeshore Trail (Days 4-6) – April 2021

GSMNP, Lakeshore Trail (Days 1-3) – April 2021

Photo Album for this hike. Our brief tour of the SE quadrant of the park continued with a snail-pace hike along the Lakeshore Trail. With the exception of day four, the weather was predicted to be really nice. Cool nights in camp and perfect hiking...okay, strolling for us...weather during the day. It actually got a … Continue reading GSMNP, Lakeshore Trail (Days 1-3) – April 2021

Pine Grove Furnace State Park to Boiling Springs, PA Complete!

To complete the trifecta of our trip out East, Loonie, her sister Kristy and I did a slow stroll from Boiling Springs, PA back to Pine Grove Furnace State Park.  The main objectives of the trip, completing Shenandoah National Park and filling in the gap up to Bears Den Hostel in VA, were accomplished.  This … Continue reading Pine Grove Furnace State Park to Boiling Springs, PA Complete!