Art Loeb Trail- Pisgah National Forest

i have been making attempts the last several weeks to get out on the hiking trails around asheville.   so far i have hiked in pisgah three times and dupont once.   its been fun to get out and explore a little bit while also planning out longer day and weekend trips within the area.  there is … Continue reading Art Loeb Trail- Pisgah National Forest


Mt. St. Helen

This post was written at the end of September after a weekend visiting Mt. St. Helen for the first time (myself) September 2017 The winds shifted last week. It happened one evening the temperature dropped just enough to add a light sweater for the morning and evening commute. The rains followed on Sunday. As we … Continue reading Mt. St. Helen

Thanksgiving in Wilmington

I spent Thanksgiving this year down in Wilmington, NC with friends and their families. Wilmington was a lot of fun there was a lot of Taphouse hopping and staying up late visiting with everyone. My favorite part was heading to the beach on Saturday.  The weather was perfect with the temps in the Mid 60's … Continue reading Thanksgiving in Wilmington

Columbia Gorge part 2

Sunday in Gorge Sunday morning we drove back to HoodRiver for breakfast. We sat outside with Charlie and everyone else enjoying the weather from Portland. After breakfast we jetted up to Cascade locks to head over to the Washington side to hike Beacon Rock. The trail starts off on dirt trails through woods making its … Continue reading Columbia Gorge part 2