Little Adventure Ben

Came across this photo a few months ago. It’s from “6th Grade Camp” in the summer of 1988. It was organized by the school district and consisted of students from the three grade schools before they all came together in junior high. Sort of a “mixer” type thing. It was the only “away” camp I...

Anthony Creek Trail w/ Ryan

If you’re looking for a nice hike near Cades Cove but want to avoid this crowds, this might be your best bet. After we finished Abrams Fall we headed over to the campground/picnic area near the Anthony Creek Trailhead. We didn’t plan to do the full 11.7 miles out-n-back “Rocky Top via Anthony Creek” route...

Abrams Falls w/ Ryan

Abrams Falls w/ Ryan Another great trail as long as you get there EARLY before the crowds. Just a little bit icy in a few spots, especially on the stairs down to the falls. No micro-spikes needed, just watch your step.

Smokies – Day 5

Alum Cave to Mt. LeConte/Myrtle Point I really love this trail. On my way down I happened to notice an epic battle between two salamanders asdfasd