Just Your Average Pleasant Day Hike – Bartram Trail and Buckeye Creek Loop

January 6th, 2020 On Monday, Wayne, Pam and I, drove towards Franklin NC and to the trailhead for the Bartram Trail at Hickory Knoll Road. Our intentions were to hike along this section of the Bartram Trail for as long as our time would permit, then turn around and head back to our vehicle. As… Read More Just Your Average Pleasant Day Hike – Bartram Trail and Buckeye Creek Loop

Foothills Trail, Round Mountain Spur, And Upper Whitewater Falls

June 8th, 2017 The Hike: Foothills Trail (from Sloan Bridge Access) to Round Mountain Spur. Round Mountain Spur to Upper Whitewater Falls and return on Foothills Trail. The Hikers: Wayne, Pam, and I…AKA, The Three Amigos! (Well, two amigos and one amiga). The Stats: 10.4 miles with 1929 feet of elevation gain. Today’s hike was… Read More Foothills Trail, Round Mountain Spur, And Upper Whitewater Falls

Grayson Highlands – 2016 Photo Journal, Day One – Creeper Trail Bike Ride

September 30th, 2016 Well, it’s the beginning of Fall, and that can only mean one thing. Yep, it was time for our annual group trip to Grayson Highlands State Park. We had our largest group ever this year. A total of sixteen people went, along with two dogs. Over the course of four days, we… Read More Grayson Highlands – 2016 Photo Journal, Day One – Creeper Trail Bike Ride