Looking Glass Shrouded in Smoke

Looking Glass Shrouded in Smoke

Beartooth Highway

Beartooth Highway

Hickory Nut Falls

Hickory Nut Falls

Bridger Mountains, MT

Bridger Mountains, MT

2017 Hiking Log

My 2017 Hiking Goal is 450 miles! Most of my hikes are in and near western North Carolina with a few iconic hikes while traveling. Follow my progress.

Bridger Mountains

Good Morning from the North 40

Good morning Montana!  The temperature at 11 am is 66 degrees and it is a glorious sunny day. The wind is blowing steadily. All of the grasses are beginning to go to seed and it looks so pretty blowing in the breeze. Hopefully, today, we can open the house up. Taken from the back fence

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Mt Rushmore

Roadtrip 2017 Mt. Rushmore

Jake and his family wanted to visit the North 40 and in order to make the money work, I drove …

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Crazy Horse

Roadtrip 2017 – Crazy Horse

Crazy Horse Memorial

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Roadtrip 2017 – Al’s Oasis

Oacoma, South Dakota – Al’s Oasis Al’s Oasis is located in Oacoma, SD.

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Mt. Pisgah

Mother’s Day on Mt. Pisgah

We hiked up Mt. Pisgah for Mother’s Day.  It was a sunny day and beautiful, but a bit hazy in …

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Surprising Flowers

I have probably hiked up Mt. Pisgah trail close to 100 times in my lifetime. Never have I seen the …

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Pisgah

Mt. Pisgah

Another great day hiking up the Mt. Pisgah trail. I passed about 10 people and 1 really big dog. The …

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First Blooms at Rumbling Bald

The past 3 weeks has been unusually warm for February and March.  I have been traveling, so this was the …

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Frying Pan Fire Tower

Frying Pan Mtn. Fire Tower

This is a very simple hike. I parked on the parkway by the road that leads to the fire tower. …

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