A Summit Hike

Friday, 30 September 2016 by childofGod778

Today I had the privilege of going on a hike with a friend that shall remain nameless.  We went on a 12 mile hike on the AT, where we had a healthy lunch along the way.  It was an incredible day, and a great temperature for doing the hike.  This picture was from a vista part-way […]

Buddies On The AT

Friday, 2 October 2015 by childofGod778

So as I mentioned earlier this week, Shawn and I went hiking on the Appalachian Trail.  This is my interpretive image of us enjoying the good times together.   Shawn’s pack (on the left) is the North Face Banchee 65, and my pack (the one on the right) is the Osprey Atmos 65 AG (which […]

AT Hike 2015

Monday, 28 September 2015 by childofGod778

This last week I got to go hiking through the Smoky Mountains on the Appalachian Trail!  I took a friend (Shawn) with me, and we hiked for 5 days, taking it easy and enjoying the sights.  I wanted to share with you some of the fun memories and photos from our trip.  I hope to […]

Rough Ridge Overlook

Friday, 10 October 2014 by childofGod778

One of my favorite things to do is go backpacking (you should know that if you follow anything on this website).  One of my favorite spots is the Blue Ridge Parkway.  It’s GORGEOUS!  So, here’s a shot of me at Rough Ridge, just looking out into the vast beauty of this world. Aren’t those views […]

Grayson Highlands

Friday, 8 August 2014 by childofGod778

What an incredible view from up there (just North on the Appalachian Trail beyond Grayson Highlands)!  It was way more breathtaking than any photo can portray.  Nevertheless, here’s my share from my recent hike/camping trip. The countryside was so beautiful for 360 degrees!  It was just … amazing! – 778 –

Skylar’s First Camping Trip

Tuesday, 22 July 2014 by childofGod778

Skylar’s First Camping Trip

Hiking and Camping on the Appalachian Trail just North of Grayson Highlands State Park with my Skylar.

Gourmet Campfire Meal (1)

Tuesday, 24 June 2014 by childofGod778

Gourmet Campfire Meal (1)

Seasoned rice with dehydrated vegetables and salmon.  Cheesy bread, veggie crisps, and Hawaiian Punch.  Apple crisp for dessert.

Gear Lust

Friday, 25 April 2014 by childofGod778

Gear Lust

Okay, I’ll admit it:  I have a fascination with backpacking gear!  So this smile is actually a muted expression of how ecstatic I actually was being here (Mast General Store in Boone).  They just got in new gear for the 2014 hiking season!  Oh yeah!! – 778 –  

Skylar’s First Hike

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 by childofGod778

Skylar’s First Hike

This was my son’s first hike.  We went to the Blue Ridge Parkway and hiked around for 2.4 miles.

A Hike With a View

Friday, 11 April 2014 by childofGod778

A Hike With a View

There’s this section on the Blue Ridge Parkway that spans from the ever-so-popular Viaduct over to Rough Ridge.   It honestly has the most packed-full experience of the mountains I’ve seen anywhere.  It’s certainly not a trail you can take your grandma on (I would even advise against it if you are out of shape […]

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