2021 Postscript

You may recall that Loonie and I had the privilege to meet hiking legend Nimblewill Nomad back in April.  He's was passing through Fontana Village on his way to becoming the oldest person to ever thru hike the Appalachian Trail.  I've been following along with his adventures for many years now, so to say that … Continue reading 2021 Postscript

GSMNP – Beautiful Fall Colors…And Return To The Hordes!!!

Photo album for this trip Day Seven: Palmer Creek Trailhead on Balsam Mountain Road (3.6 mi) Our last day in the backcountry and it's bittersweet.  As much as we want to take a shower, put on clean clothes, eat a hardy meal and drink a cold Coke, we know what is waiting for us once … Continue reading GSMNP – Beautiful Fall Colors…And Return To The Hordes!!!