Author Archive for: ‘Sandy’

Cat Gap Loop

Since Phil is taking Friday’s off for the month of May, we had hoped to get in as much hiking …

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Crested Dwarf Iris

Coon Tree Loop April 26

Friday, April 26: Coon Tree Loop Phil and I have been driving by the Coon Tree Picnic area on Hwy …

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Sunset in the Valley

Getaway Weekend April 19-21

Once or twice a year, Phil and I run away to the Pisgah Inn for the weekend. From the porches …

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Maxwell Creek

Pressley Cove and Maxwell Cove, April 14

Sunday, Pressley Cove and Maxwell Creek Cove Last week’s hike around the Avery Creek Drainage left us curious about the …

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Rewards for Hard Work

I recently had another woman ask if my husband was forcing me to hike a particularly hard trail in the …

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Four Seasons Trail

Hikes, April 8-13, 2013

After taking Sunday off, I didn’t want to completely seize up. I ran over to Chimney Rock and did a …

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Looking Glass Mountain

Hikes April 1-7

The hiking routine ramped up this week. It feels good to get back into the swing of things after a …

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Looking Glass

March 30, 2013

The hike today was a 4.1 mile loop in the Avery Creek area.  We hiked up Bennett Gap Trail past …

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Exclamation Point at Chimney Rock

March 29, 2013

March 29, Good Friday.  It was a very Good Friday. I packed my backpack with a few fun things and …

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Witching Well 1


Phil and I had the pleasure to meet Vernon Bandy, a gifted dowser that has gained national acclaim with his …

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