smokey mountains

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
Smokey Mountain Breakdown: Part II

Smokey Mountain Breakdown: Part II

After a 3x5 foot sketch of Christ and a stack of biblical literature greeted us at the front desk, The Grand Prix Motel became our home for the night. Gatlinburg, we learned,...

Apr 19, 2015 : David
Smokey Mountain Breakdown: Part I

Smokey Mountain Breakdown: Part I

Temperatures were dropping, rain chances increasing, and our elevation would be going drastically up. Day 19 was an ominous morning. Many hikers were planning to wait out the bad weather...

Apr 12, 2015 : David