01/30/2016 On Friday, Wayne, Ron, Judy and I drove to Table Rock State Park. On this day we would do a loop hike by connecting three trails. We would begin by hiking on the Table Rock Trail to the junction of the Ridge Trail at Panther Gap. The Ridge Trail would take us to the… Read More Pinnacle Mountain Snow Hike
It’s Beginning To Feel A Lot Like Christmas On Saturday, I drove from my home in upstate South Carolina, to Table Rock State Park. I’ve been here a number of times but never on a weekend. I was surprised at how busy it was. The parking lot was like a shopping mall at Christmas time.… Read More Pinnacle Mountain And Table Rock Mountain Loop
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
This first shot is of Thompson River. A couple of hiking buddies and I went backpacking along the Foothills Trail in NC/SC in early May. On the first day we decided to stop and eat our lunch on a large boulder along the bank of the river. In late May, I did a 15.5 mile… Read More Some Of My Favorite Images From This Year’s Hikes, So Far!