From The Upper Deck

After some coaxing, we finally got Will to do the rope swing from the upper deck at our campsite. … [Read more...]

Will Takes The Plunge

Will braves the cold water of the Chattooga River and takes the plunge from a rope swing. … [Read more...]

Pigpen Branch Falls

A look at Pigpen Branch Falls from the Foothills Trail - hiking southbound and headed down toward the Chattooga River (and junction with the Chattooga River Trail). … [Read more...]

FONTANA LAKE – CAMPSITE #74 IN 2010 V’S 2016

Our lake view near Smokies Campsite #74 this January 2016.  The TVA drains the lake each winter. Our view April 2010 after some Spring showers.  Guess when the fishing is better!!!  … [Read more...]

Fontana Lake

A look at the Forney Creek drainage in to Fontana Lake. The TVA drew the water down for maintenance and the cove was exposed this February 2016. … [Read more...]

Boone Dawg rides a rapid on the Chattooga River with us..

Boone rides a rapid on the Chattooga River with us.. … [Read more...]

Edisto River, Treehouse #3, South Carolina – April 12, 2015

This is a recap of our 23 mile float down the Edisto River April 11-13th, 2015. Day 1, we camped at Colleton State Park (near St. George, SC) and home to one of the friendliest park rangers I've met in some time. Then on Day 2, we caught a ride with Carolina Heritage Outfitters to the put-in at Highway 21 and paddled for 13 miles to Treehouse #3 - with no running water or electric but plenty of tiki torches and propane stoves. On Day 3, we finished the float at the Outfitters after a 10 mile … [Read more...]

Benton MacKaye Trail Trip Video – March 8, 2015

We had nearly perfect Spring weather for this hike last weekend in North Georgia.  My dog slept for most of the next 24 hours after our 9.7 mile loop hike on and around the Benton MacKaye Trail in the Cohutta Wilderness.  Spring has finally sprung! … [Read more...]

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Protected: Carter’s Lake – Beneath The Bridge

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