GSMNP, Twentymile to AT to Fontana Dam – April 2021

Photo Album for this hike. After a night's stay in Bryson City, we moved down to Fontana Dam. A shuttle from Bryson City Outfitters dropped us off at Twentymile Ranger Station around 1 PM and after a few pics, we set off. We were only going so far as campsite 93, a mere 1.8 miles … Continue reading GSMNP, Twentymile to AT to Fontana Dam – 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!

Finally Back on the AT: Pen Mar Rd to Pine Grove Furnace State Park – Part 1

It should come as no surprise that not much has gone according to plan this season.  The whole world seems to be upside down right now and it's anyone's guess as to when we might see a bit of normalcy.  Thankfully, everyone in our extended family has been spared of both the virus and financial … Continue reading Finally Back on the AT: Pen Mar Rd to Pine Grove Furnace State Park – Part 1