Friday, February 23, 2018 More than a year ago, Wayne, Martha, and several other members of the Oconee County Hiking Club traveled to North Carolina’s Shining Rock Wilderness and made the long, hard climb to the top of Cold Mountain. Pam missed the hike that day and so did I. Since then, we’ve both been… Read More Climbing Cold Mountain – At Last!
The Prelude February 16th, 2018 On Friday, Wayne, Pam, and I rendezvoused in Walhalla at 8 am, climbed into Wayne’s truck and headed towards Pisgah National Forest to do some hiking. This would be the first time since December 22nd of last year that the three of us would be hiking together. Wayne just recently… Read More A Real Butt-Kicker – Hiking The Farlow Gap Trail and Daniel Ridge Loop In Pisgah National Forest
July 15th, 2017 This past Saturday, Wayne, Pam, and I met at the Mountain View Restaurant in Walhalla, early in the morning for a quick breakfast (Yes, I ordered a biscuit, with sausage and egg to be specific), then headed up the road towards Pisgah National Forest in Western North Carolina. We made our usual brief… Read More Pisgah National Forest – Barnett Branch And Pink Beds Trail
April 12th, 2017 On Wednesday, I met up with my hiking companion, Pam, at Martha’s Restaurant in Walhalla, SC shortly before 8 am. Pam was almost finished with her breakfast when I walked in. As for me, I don’t normally have much of an appetite early in the morning, so I didn’t order anything. I… Read More Hiking In Pisgah National Forest, Davidson River Area