Whew it's been hot around here! Higher altitude helps a little but we can only go up to 6500 feet here in the eastern US; still worth trying!
For those interested in trip reports and such things here is a video compilation of clips that represents about 5 of the last 7 trips :
And here are some favorites stills from these trips:
June 26-28 Citico TN:
T-Rex bone tree
GSMNP July 2-5
I met these super nice guys at Laurel Gap and asked them if they ever backpacked in their native India. They don't...I asked why and the answer is: Tigers! Tigers are apparently a big problem over there.
Bald River State-Line Loop July 10-12
Wolf laurel, Hangover mtn July 17-19
Slickrock Loop Aug 7-9
Happy Trails friends!