Greenland Creek Falls

Carter thinks Greenland Creek Falls is cool and somehow managed to keep her shoes from getting muddy! … [Read more...]

Greenland Creek Falls

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

Fall Creek Waterfalls

Gary (aka Drone Boy) shot this 360 degree video of Fall Creek Waterfalls in Dawson Forest on a summer day in 2020. Great time for a dip in the pool at the base! … [Read more...]

Episode 58: Havasu Falls

In Episode 58, Michael and Tim tell us about their recent hike to Havasu Falls in Northern Arizona.  You’ve likely seen the iconic photos of the Falls - the turquoise water set against the desert canyon walls, the idyllic swimming holes surrounded by sunbathing backpackers, this oasis in the middle of a barren Grand Canyon.  And you've probably thought about hiking here ... but these guys have actually done it.  And they backpacked to the Falls at the ages of 10 and 12! So if … [Read more...]

Cohutta Wilderness – June 2018

This is a short photo/video compilation of a recent hike to the Conasauga River in the Cohutta Wilderness. … [Read more...]

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Logging Pics – Before And After

The National Forest Service sells logging rights to timber companies. It's reality, but I'm seeing it more and more in North Georgia and Northwestern South Carolina lately. We went hiking on the Chattooga this past weekend and here's one example. The view from the trailhead looking west in September 2011. And here's the same view this weekend on August 2016. I nearly didn't recognize the trailhead - and we weren't the only ones! While we loaded our packs, we sent two other hiking groups … [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...]

Showers Bring Waterfalls And Flowers For Our Summer Backpacking Trip To Panthertown Valley

Panthertown Valley is one of my favorite hiking spots in North Carolina. It is located near Cashiers, NC in the western section of the State and was purchased by the Nature Conservancy from Duke Power in 1989. Panthertown is now part of the Nantahala National Forest and has been growing rapidly in popularity - especially over the last ten years. Schoolhouse Falls is one of the most popular waterfalls in Panthertown. When we first visited Panthertown in 2001, there was only the occasional day … [Read more...]