Day Hiking The Foothills Trail From Burrels Ford To Licklog And Back

My daughter Hannah is a member of her high school’s marching band. With the start of the new school year less than three weeks away, band camp is in full swing. This past Wednesday morning, after dropping Hannah off for practice, I drove to the trailhead for the Foothills Trail at Burrels Ford. My plan… Read More Day Hiking The Foothills Trail From Burrels Ford To Licklog And Back

Snow Hiking In The Sumter National Forest Ellicott Rock Wilderness Area

This past Saturday, I did a 10.2 mile solo hike in the Sumter National Forest Ellicott Rock Wilderness Area. Established in 1975, the wilderness area encompasses more than 9,000 acres surrounding the point at which the states of Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina come together.  It also straddles the 15,432 acre Chattooga River Wild… Read More Snow Hiking In The Sumter National Forest Ellicott Rock Wilderness Area

More Images From This Year’s Hikes On The Appalachian Trail And In The Upstate

This post consists of a collection of some more images from my hiking and backpacking trips from 2013. Thanks for viewing. These two images are of Fontana Lake in North Carolina. These were taken while hiking on the Appalachian Trail from Stecoah Gap to Fontana Dam.    This is a trail that leads down to… Read More More Images From This Year’s Hikes On The Appalachian Trail And In The Upstate