Chimney Tops Trail (Great Smoky Mountains)

Reposted from July, 2007. Note that the trail no longer follows this exact route. The Chimney Tops trail is probably one of the most popular trails in the Smokies, but don’t let that keep you from hiking it. Most of the cars you see in the parking lot are for people playing in the creeksContinue reading “Chimney Tops Trail (Great Smoky Mountains)”

Rafting the Nantahala River

Go with the flow. You really have no choice. Original Post was made on July 27, 2007. Going white water rafting has been a dream of mine for at least 20 years. So, to celebrate my 43rd birthday, (Yikes, I’ll be middle age in another 10 years or so!), I finally realized that dream. 17 years ago,Continue reading “Rafting the Nantahala River”