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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.

2016 Feb MT SkiTrip 1

February Ski Trip at the North 40

Bridger Bowl, Bozeman, MT We had an awesome time skiing with friends in Bozeman at The Bridger Bowl. It is approx. an hour drive from the North 40 so we don’t need to pay for accommodations. The ski resort is municipal, owned by the city of Bozeman. Driving up to the resort from our house is one of the prettiest …

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2016 Mar CRSP  10

March 11, 2016

Getting Back in the Swing of Things The beautiful, spring-like weather was very welcome after a busy, rainy winter. We haven’t had good weather on our off days that have allowed us to keep up our hiking routine. The BRP is still closed for the winter, but Chimney Rock is close to home and open. My hike was just limited to …

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2016 Jan ThompsonDivide  7

January 30, 2016

The Thomas Divide trailhead is near the NC/TN border on the Smoky Mountains Parkway. It is a gentle trail that runs the ridge from the parkway out to Kanati Fork Junction. The elevation change is gradual and the hike is relatively short. This is a great little hike for small children and newbies.

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Mt. LeConte TN

November 12, 2015

Trip #24, November 12-14, 2015  

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Mule Deer

North Forty, September 2015

Annual September trip to the North Forty. Phil managed to get enough vacation days to string together 9 days. It was Phil’s first extended visit since the house was finished last year. The 2 sofas had been delivered after my last visit out, so we had a nice comfy place to sit. It was a relief to see that they …

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Godspeed

Godspeed

Godspeed /ˈɡɒdˈspiːd/ interjection, noun 1. an expression of one’s good wishes for a person’s success and safety Word Origin  C15: from God spede may God prosper (you) This word is most, or only appropriate to say to a soldier, sailor, airman, or marine as they start their military journey.  I have used it more in the past decade than ever …

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2015 L Cookcity Street 4

Cooke City, MT

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2015 Beartooth Hwy 59

Beartooth Highway

September 2015  

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Beartooth Highway

Yellowstone, 2015

September, 2015  

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2015 Sacajewea L 1

September, 2015

Great hike up Sacajawea Peak. The weather was warm and extremely windy at the top. We were seriously in danger of being blown off the mountain. It was still scary the last 1/4 mile up the spire.

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