Hike to Mt. Cammerer Fire Tower


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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Hike to Gregory Bald (and other stupid things people do to see a flower)


The Trail: Gregory Bald (via Parsons Branch). The Distance: ~9 miles roundtrip.  Elevation gain of 2,300ft. The Crew: Yours Truly, Mr. Yours Truly, and our buds (who are in way better shape than us) Kara & Remington. The Mission:  View some purty wild azaleas, and not die in the process. A “bald” is a treeless…

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