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Personal Hiking Log
Follow along as I log my hikes and try make my yearly goals. Feel free to comment. Mileages and elevations are to my closest approximations.
My Wilflower Logs
Wildflowers are one of life’s greatest gifts. I try to log new flowers as I see them. Please help and comment about identification errors!
Places and Events
Check out the places and events I find interesting. This includes festivals, fairs, travel and just plain old neat stuff.
Newfound Gap Parking Lot This year, it was just me and Phil. We left Thursday morning around 8:45 and drove through Maggie Valley, cut the corner on the parkway to the Oconoluftee Ranger Station going into the GSMNP. Wildfires were burning all around, but most of the s moke stayed below and south of us. You …