From the Travelog

Dismal Falls

The Dismal Creek area is tucked away in western North Carolina, not too far from Panthertown Valley. The trail—and I use that term loosely—features 4 waterfalls. If I had to guess, I’d say... READ MORE

Lover’s Leap Overlook

Lover’s Leap is a 1½ mile out-and-back trail featuring 3 rocky overlooks near Hot Springs, North Carolina. It’s a very short section of the Appalachian Trail (AT) and you can make the hike... READ MORE

JMT thru-hike meal prep

Meal prep is more challenging for me than for most people. It’s not that I have a special diet—I just don’t like sweets. To be clear, I loathe the taste of candy, cookies,... READ MORE