Hiking To Siler Bald – Before The End Of The World!

March 21st, 2020 Back in March, before many of the statewide lock-downs and closures necessitated by the Covid-19 pandemic, my wife Joann and I, together with our youngest son Jason (Jase), drove to Winding Stair Gap outside of Franklin, NC. From there, we hiked north approximately five miles along the Appalachian Trail to the top… Read More Hiking To Siler Bald – Before The End Of The World!

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