I’m going to write something here that I’ve said often in person and probably shouldn’t say in print, but I’ve … More
Embracing Hiking Mediocrity at Lunch Rocks
I’ve confessed before to becoming a bit of a hiking snob lately. I’m pretty vocal about differentiating between “hikes” and … More
Sometimes Nature Isn’t Great, aka My Thoughts on Why Bugs Suck, Featuring a Hike to Pisgah Forest’s Twin Falls and Whaleback Swimming Hole (Both of Which are Great)
On a hike to Pisgah Forest’s Twin Falls, I bitch about how nature isn’t always relaxing.
Quitting is Good, Featuring Grandfather Mountain State Park
I was an avid Modern Family watcher when it first premiered. Like many people (at least according to the numbers), … More
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.
A Hike to the Rich Mountain Fire Tower
Madison County’s Rich Mountain FIre Tower is an excellent hike for those who don’t love heights.
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
Rattlesnake Lodge and Five Other Close-to-Asheville Hikes
Asheville is a major hiking destination and a gateway to The Blue Ridge Parkway. Still, I think something people don’t … More
Do the Triple Falls Hike On a Sunny, Off-Season Day
Have I gone on record yet saying that I think generally, waterfalls are overrated? I don’t hate them. A large … More