Hiking the Foothills Trail – Sassafras Mountain to Table Rock State Park

This past Saturday, some companions and I hiked the 9.7 mile section of the Foothills Trail from Sassafras Mountain to Table Rock State Park.  At 3,560 feet, Sassafras Mountain is the highest summit in South Carolina.  As we drove to the summit, we encountered some heavy fog which limited visibility to maybe 20 – 30 feet… Read More Hiking the Foothills Trail – Sassafras Mountain to Table Rock State Park

Virginia Creeper Trail Bike Ride and Grayson Highlands Dayhike on the A.T.

Went to Grayson Highlands State Park in Virginia, Sept 6th through 8th, with some hiking companions.  We did the 17 mile bike ride on the Creeper Trail to Damascus on Friday.  The next day we hiked about 10.5 to 11 miles along the Appalachian Trail.  The hike included the climb to the top of Mt.… Read More Virginia Creeper Trail Bike Ride and Grayson Highlands Dayhike on the A.T.