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2018 Hiking Log

My 2018 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.

Pisgah

Great cardio this morning It was much needed.

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Light breeze

The breeze feels great hazy but there is still a long range vow

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Another Day

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View from the Top

Cold Mtn cannot be seen today  

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Unexpected Happenings

On this past Monday morning, I was engrossed in the latest project to complete for the company that contracts my labor, Traders Press® which is owned by Peregrine Financial Group out of Cedar Falls, Iowa. This is something I have done every day for the past 15 years. Monday 2:00 p.m. I received an email notice that the owner of …

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Flat Laurel Creek 0724118

July 24, 2011

Distance: 5.7 Miles RT Elevation Change: 900 feet Difficulty: Moderate We park in the grass on the side of the parkway at the intersection of the Art Loeb Trail between the turn off to Black Balsam and the Devil’s Courthouse at approximately mile marker 421.3. Go north on the Art Loeb.

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Hiking with Friends

November 8, 2010

Trail: Trillium It was my first time to hike Trillium.  It’s a big closed in so the views are as great, but the creeks are pretty and the trail is nice. A juvenile bear made his presence known and had become quite a nuisance.  The staff set a trap for him and we heard the trap trip during breakfast.  Then, …

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Sacajawea Peak

September, 2010

This was our first hike up Sacajawea Peak.  Looking up from the parking lot wasn’t so daunting. However, after we hiked through the woods to the bottom of the scree field, looking up gave me vertigo.  I wasn’t so sure I could hike up such a steep, exposed trail. But, I kept going and I’m glad I did. The pictures …

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The Crew

November 9, 2009

LeConte Trail: Alum Cave Trail Our guests were my brother and two of his sons. The weather was crisp and sunny. The two youngsters enjoyed the dining hall the best, I think.  They drank buckets of hot chocolate!

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LeConte 2008 16

November 14, 2008

Mt. LeConte Via Alum Cave Phil’s brother in law, Dale hiked in with us this year.  We hiked up Alum Cave trail.   The weather was cool and foggy. We enjoyed a lot of lodge time and hot chocolate.

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