Big Shoals 1; Rob Brown 0

Even with lower water levels on Big Shoals this year - it packs a punch. Here's the recovery effort after Rob ran the rapid in a canoe. (I incorrectly call this Bull Sluice in the video which is further down the river.) … [Read more...]

West Fork Campgroud Staging Area

This is one of the campsites at West Fork Campground that we used to stage our kayaks for a multi-day trip on the Chattoga River. From here it's a two hour float to the Chattooga. … [Read more...]

Greenland Creek Falls

Enjoying a cold Molson at Greenland Creek Falls in Panthertown Valley … [Read more...]

Protected: The Camel’s Been “Sea Breezed”

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Jefferson National Forest – Summer 2021

Summer 2021 trip in Virginia's Jefferson National Forest to celebrate Roger's MEGA B-Day. It only took 6 months to get this together, but cheers to my favorite peasant!!! And yes the horses are wild and the ghost cow is real - even tried to run my favorite Brit over while sleeping in his tent. No cow tipping on this hike, but Roger did ask for some creamer for his morning coffee... … [Read more...]

Looking Down On Schoolhouse Falls

Gary (aka Drone Boy) gets some amazing video from his drone after 1 1/2 feet of snow blanket Panthertown Valley and we make first tracks to Schoolhouse Falls in January 2022. … [Read more...]

Schoolhouse Falls 360 Degree View After Major Snowstorm

Panthertown Valley got hammered with 1 1/2 feet of snow in January 2022, and we were the first to hike to Schoolhouse Falls after the storm. Gary (aka Drone Boy) gets some a great 360 degree shot of the falls after the winter blast. … [Read more...]

Rainbow Falls – Winter 2022

Drone Boy and I did a winter hike to Rainbow Falls after a major snowstorm hit the area with 1 1/2 feet of snow. Most had melted by the time we reached the falls - but it was still a "cool" hike. … [Read more...]


In Episode 95B, we are deep in the backcountry at a campsite on the Benton MacKaye Trail where we sit around the campfire and discuss some"first time" experiences in the wilderness.  Therm Rider, Beer Run, & Sons all share the first time they found themselves offensive, took a crap in the woods, got a car vandalized, and were scared shitless on the Trail - among other things. This episode gets a bit rowdy at times, and has been made a bonus show as a result.  But if you have a … [Read more...]

See You In The Emergency Room

Found a rope swing on the Chattooga River. Maybe the one-handed strategy is the wrong one ... … [Read more...]