THE KELTY RUN

We've been known to make a few beer runs on backpacking trips, but the weather man tricked us and this turned out to be a Kelty run. Turned out to be a good call - we had rain on/off the rest of the night. … [Read more...]

RAINY DAY AT CAMP BARNEY

I was fishing at Lake Louis when a thunderstorm rolled through Camp Barney and trapped me at a shelter at the fishing dock. It was actually kinda peaceful and I enjoyed waiting out the storm. … [Read more...]

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...]

PROTECTED: DRONE VIDEO FROM MOUNTAIN RETREAT PORCH

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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...]

FULL MOON LIGHTENING

You don't see a full moon and lightening in the same sky very often - but you do tonight in the Jefferson National Forest … [Read more...]

GET OUT THE SAWR

Time to get out the sawr - as the Britt would say. This tree came down in a thunderstorm last night near Burrell's Ford on the Chattooga River. … [Read more...]

REGGIE COZY IN HIS HAMMOCK

Reggie looks cozy in his hammock as he enjoys a cocktail and rides out a nasty thunderstorm on the Chattooga River. … [Read more...]