GSMNP

The Barefoot Hiker Survives Franklin, the NOC, Fontana Dam

The Barefoot Hiker Survives Franklin, the NOC, Fontana Dam

Laundry and a Six-Pack of Franklin Brewery at Nantahala Outdoor Center Fontana Lake and Views from the Hilton were unparalleled. How could I not stay? Trail Angel Keeks at the...

Apr 18, 2017 : Jeremy Gottschalk
The Quarter-Trail Update (Part 2: Let It Snow)

The Quarter-Trail Update (Part 2: Let It Snow)

Since I've been so terrible about updating this blog, here's one massive update (in multiple parts) to let you know what I've been up to for the past 550 miles....

Apr 22, 2016 : Zoƫ Symon
Weeks 2-3 : Hiawassee to Gatlinburg

Weeks 2-3 : Hiawassee to Gatlinburg

Let's get real for a minute here; hiking is hard! I have an ongoing bargaining conversation with my feet that goes something like this: Me: Ok, come on guys, we're...

Mar 16, 2016 : Victoria Ketteringham
Park History Profile: George Masa

Park History Profile: George Masa

In my article about

Nov 2, 2015 : Kat Ignatova
The History of Great Smoky Mountains National Park

The History of Great Smoky Mountains National Park

The Basics Name: Great Smoky Mountains National Park Location: Tennessee, USA; North Carolina, USA Size: 522,419 acres Key Features: Clingmans Dome, Newfound Gap, Chimney Tops, Laurel

Nov 2, 2015 : Kat Ignatova
Coco and Magnus — Days 21 through 28 — The Smokies, Mountaintops, and Moonshine

Coco and Magnus — Days 21 through 28 — The Smokies, Mountaintops, and Moonshine

I wrote a superb, top notch post of Magnus's and my fourth week on the AT, but the internet ate it. I was very sad. I will attempt to write...

Apr 13, 2015 : Courtney