Hiking The Benton Mackaye Trail – Wilscot Gap To Weaver Creek Road

September 16th, 2016 On Friday morning, Wayne, Pam, and I met in Westminster, SC at 5 am, loaded our gear into Pam’s vehicle, then began the drive towards a stretch of the Benton Mackaye Trail in Blue Ridge, Georgia. We’re attempting to section hike the entirety of the BMT and today we would be tackling sections… Read More Hiking The Benton Mackaye Trail – Wilscot Gap To Weaver Creek Road

Glacier National Park – Saint Mary Falls And Virginia Falls

This past June, my wife Joann and I spent some time on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation in Montana. While we were there, we were able to explore Glacier National Park, drive the Going-to-the-Sun Road, and do several short hikes. This post, which is part two of four, contains images and descriptions of our 3.8 mile… Read More Glacier National Park – Saint Mary Falls And Virginia Falls

Benton Mackaye Trail Section Hike – Springer Mountain To The Toccoa River

Wayne, Pam, and I have lately been talking about section hiking the Benton Mackaye Trail (BMT). The BMT runs for about 300 miles from Springer Mountain in Georgia to Davenport Gap in the northernmost part of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The middle of the BMT crosses the A.T. near Fontana and if you were… Read More Benton Mackaye Trail Section Hike – Springer Mountain To The Toccoa River