Appalachian Trail, Beautiful Colors and Bears!

Excellent trip so far.  Since we were staying the first night at Smokemont we stuck on 40 through Davenport Gap and got off on 276.  Once we hit 19 I figured we would just have to fight through the traffic in Cherokee to get into the park. Instead, we got on the Blueridge Parkway and … Continue reading Appalachian Trail, Beautiful Colors and Bears!

Gregory Bald!

Well, if it wasn't for all of the tragic stuff happening in the park, I would say it's been an amazing trip so far this week. Loonie and I had an awesome three days at site 12, Gregory Bald, site 13, and then back to the bald. Loonie really struggled on the climb but she … Continue reading Gregory Bald!