We set out early in the morning for what we planned to be a full day of hiking, similar to the 17 mile hike to Springer Mountain. My arguments to John for stopping in North Carolina were: 1) if we are rushing to Maine for the mega-hike as planned, we need to train. I have Read More →

The first day of the North Carolina itinerary included two waterfalls. The first is Upper Whitewater Falls, arguably the “tallest waterfall east of the Rockies” (apparently this depends on how one measures a waterfall). The second is Sliding Rock, a natural water slide! Sadly, we could not get very close to the Upper Whitewater Falls, Read More →