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!!!

GSMNP – More Beautiful Weather…And Still No Hordes!!!

Photo album for this trip Day Four: Big Creek Campground (9.3 mi) Once more, we're on the trail a bit earlier than the day before but not nearly as early as we should.  We have a few more miles to cover and we plan on taking a long break at Mt Cammerer observation tower.  It's … Continue reading GSMNP – More Beautiful Weather…And Still No Hordes!!!