Last weekend, Kyle and I hiked the Ramsey Cascades Trail in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It’s an 8 mile, round trip hike that is moderate to strenuous. (I wouldn’t recommend this hike for beginners.) It’s located in the Greenbrier area of the park. I don’t typically visit the Greenbrier ….
Mead’s Quarry A few weekends ago, Kyle and I took the dogs out to explore Mead’s Quarry in Knoxville, TN. Mead’s Quarry is part of Ijams Nature Center in South Knoxville. I’ve lived in (or close to) Knoxville my entire life, and somehow never managed to visit Mead’s Quarry before. ….
The weather has been perfect in Knoxville lately, so I’ve been really keen on getting out and exploring. I love hiking in the Smoky Mountains (of course), but it’s usually crowded, dogs aren’t allowed on most trails, and I’ve hiked a good majority of the trails already. So, I explored ….
Little River Trail, Elkmont The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is full of wonderful trails, and the Little River Trail, Elkmont is no exception. It’s a really easy trail, with a gradual incline, that follows the Little River. There are a handful of old cottages towards the entrance of the ….
Max Patch I’m always yearning to go to the mountains. There’s something about them that helps me detox the routine of everyday life and connect to the world around me. Max Patch has been on my places to hike, and photograph, for a while now. I really can’t believe I’ve ….