Tag Archives: Hiking

Smoky Mountains: Hiking Serenity in The Cataloochee

Share The Great Smoky Mountains National Park didn’t exist before the Great Depression.  Chartered in 1934, the park took in over 800 square miles in eastern Tennessee and western North Carolina.  10 million visitors per year pass through the park, … Continue reading

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Hiking into the land of the Grizzlies: Glacier National Park

Share In the summer of 1967, two young women were killed by separate grizzly bear attacks on the same night in Glacier National Park.  When you hike or backpack the Highline Trail to Granite Park Chalet you will be visiting the site … Continue reading

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Hiking Capri: From Marina Grande to the top of Mt. Solora

Share Our Italian hiking trip to Capri found us staying on the southern side of the Island at Marina Piccola.  Although there are many fine hotels in the town of Capri, which sits astride the middle of the Isle de  … Continue reading

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Hiking the White Mountains: Hut to Hut

Share Hiking the Southern Presidential Range of the White Mountains along the Appalachian Trail  is a test for an outdoor adventurer of any level.  The mountains are beautiful, but the layer of soil over the granite building blocks of the … Continue reading

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Secluded Beach – Cumberland Island

Share Although Cumberland Island is a National Seashore, there is no bridge to get there, and we all like it that way.  This treasure is the southernmost barrier island off the coast of Georgia (USA) at the mouth of the St. … Continue reading

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Great Smokey Mountains Hike in Lodge – Mount Leconte

Share The Great Smokey Mountains National Park hosts 10 million visitors each year, making it the most visited National Park in the country.  Of those 10 million annual visitors, less than 2/10ths of 1 percent get the opportunity to spend … Continue reading

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Hut to Hut Hiking in the White Mountains

Share We had backpacked our way into and out of the Grand Canyon, and hiked along the Highline Trail to Granite Park Chalet in Glacier National Park, so we were looking for a little something different along the Appalachian Trail.  … Continue reading

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Backpacking Grandview Trail into the Grand Canyon

Share A backpacker’s life is probably not complete without a trip to the Grand  Canyon.  We decided against Bright Angel Trail which heads down from the south rim a the lodge and main tourist area, but, we didn’t really want … Continue reading

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Hiking Glacier – A visit to GLACIER NATIONAL PARK

Share The National Parks are an amazing treasure.  A Rocky Mountain National Park not be missed is Glacier National Park located in northern Montana.  We probably have as many pictures taken in Glacier as anywhere we’ve visited.  Words are not … Continue reading

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Hiking the Isle de Capri

Share Seer had always talked about going to Capri, but neither of us are shoppers. We checked the island off the coast of Italy out and decided it would be a fabulous place to spend a few days hiking. No … Continue reading

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