There was a specific type of person who spent a lot of time during the very-early pandemic closures posting “nature … More
Tag: Black Balsam Knob
A Wild Shining Rock Hike
One of the best perks about working remotely with a flexible schedule is what I was able to do last … More
Unplugging on My Favorite Western North Carolina Hike: MTS/Flat Laurel Creek Loop
My very favorite Western North Carolina hike is a makeshift loop featuring the MTS and Flat Laurel Creek trails.
Awestruck by Nature in the “Smoky” Mountains
A friend recently told me that they’d been living in Asheville for several years when one day, on the way … More
Gorgeous Sunsets and Cult Things at Black Balsam Knob
I’m using a group of who were most likely innocent Christian service leaders singing hymns at Black Balsam as an excuse to ask for cult podcast recommendations.
A Walk in the Woods
It may be a bit of a cliché, but I’ve decided my very favorite Asheville hike is the Black Balsam … More
Hiking in the Time of Corona
I was ready, when I was summiting Tennent Mountain, to write that I was merely “whelmed,” (which I swear was … More