South Carolina

The Great Southeastern Loop Has Begun

The Great Southeastern Loop Has Begun

  My adventure on the Great Southeastern Loop has finally begun! The plan was to start in early May at Springer Mountain, but my girlfriend and I went camping the...

Jun 27, 2022 : Zach
The Beginning of Something Special

The Beginning of Something Special

Hello to everyone out there on The Trek. I'm Zach, longtime follower, first-time blogger here. In 2007 Andrew Skurka completed the 6,875 Mile Great Western Loop, and with respect to...

Apr 9, 2022 : Zach
The Foothills Trail: A 77-Mile Taste of the Southern Appalachians

The Foothills Trail: A 77-Mile Taste of the Southern Appalachians

The idea for the Foothills Trail, a National Recreation Trail located in far western South Carolina, began in the 1960s as an effort to preserve and protect the beauty of...

Oct 19, 2018 : Clay Bonnyman Evans
Failure: Get Bitter or Get Better

Failure: Get Bitter or Get Better

This is going to be a tough post for me to write, because there is something I have been very bitter about for a few months...I'll explain. I cannot think...

Nov 30, 2016 : Eric Guldberg
Exploring the Carolinas’ Foothills Trail

Exploring the Carolinas’ Foothills Trail

The Blue Ridge Mountains are well known for their three hundred sixty degree views from their bare summits. But while the Blue Ridge Mountain Balds may be a highlight of...

Jan 26, 2016 : Caet Cash