Smoky Mountains Hike to Charlie’s Bunion | Take Two!

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Hark, a post! The last couple of weeks have been full of things that have kept me away from the blog, mainly getting our carpet replaced, followed by me getting sick! Our house is all put back together again so I’m getting myself caught up on some backlogged photos I need to share with all…

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Hike to Spence Field and Rocky Top

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Spence Field & Rocky Top via Lead Cove Trail Roundtrip Length: 10.6 miles Total Elevation Gain: 3,650 Feet Directions to Trailhead:  From the Townsend “Y” intersection, drive west for 5.6 miles on Laurel Creek Road towards Cades Cove. Parking lot for the Lead Cove Trail will be on your left. Back in October, we plotted…

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Hike to Rainbow Falls

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I’m so excited for the warm months, because that means lots and lots of hiking!!  Over Mother’s Day weekend we trekked to Rainbow Falls, and this time we had along a couple of extras – Matt’s mom and dad! Rainbow Falls: Roundtrip distance: 5.4 miles Elevation gain: 1,685ft Directions to Trailhead: From Light #8 in…

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Hiking the Rich Mountain Loop – In Snow!

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Last month, Kara & Remington joined us for a wintry hike on the Rich Mountain Loop Trail.  We first hiked this route last summer, and we were interested to see the differences that the colder months would bring. Uggggly pre-dawn photo of our egg sammich.  I had to post it, otherwise you guys would have…

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Hike to Mt. Cammerer Fire Tower

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The Trail: Mt. Cammerer Fire Tower Duration: 12 miles roundtrip Elevation gain: 2,470 feet Directions to Trail: At the junction of 441 and 321 in Gatlinburg (Light 3), turn to travel eastbound on 321/73 and drive 18.2 miles until the road dead-ends into Hwy 32. Turn right here towards Cosby, and drive 1.2 miles to…

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