Laurel Falls Hike

This is the hike to Laurel Falls. Laurel Falls is an easy hike and most of the trail is paved. The waterfalls at the top are very neat! The hike out is super easy, since most of the hike out is downhill. Laurel Falls is definitely a must-do hike, while in the Smoky Mountains! #LaurelFalls

Sipsey Wilderness During Spring

Sipsey Wilderness is an amazing backpacking destination! There is an abundance of waterfalls, stream crossings, caves, rock overhangs and challenging terrain! There are plenty of established backcountry campsites that can be found but some of the best ones can be found a short distance from the hiking trails. Sipsey Wilderness in Bankhead National Forest will

Hiking a Short Segment of the Appalachian Trail Close to Mount LeConte

This is a short segment of the Appalachian Trail between Newfound Gap and Mt. LeConte. The elevation is significant, so be sure to pack plenty of warm layers for this segment of the AT. #AppalachianTrail #AT #GoPro

By |2022-01-20T10:26:14-06:00January 20th, 2022|Categories: Smoky Mountains|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Hiking a Short Segment of the Appalachian Trail Close to Mount LeConte

Clingman’s Dome in the Fall

Clingman's Dome is the highest point in the Smoky Mountains. Every visit to Clingman's Dome is exciting and unique but the weather when I filmed this video included excellent visibility. Clear days at Clingman's Dome are rare! I hope that you enjoy this video and please check out my other hiking videos too! #ClingmansDome #SmokyMountains

By |2022-01-17T18:05:05-06:00January 17th, 2022|Categories: Smoky Mountains|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Clingman’s Dome in the Fall

Chimney Tops Hike

Chimney Tops is one of the best hikes in the Smoky Mountains. It' pretty much all uphill on the hike in but the hike out is easy. The views are incredible, after making it to the top. Part of the Chimney Tops trail was unfortunately closed because of the fire but it's still possible to

Forney Ridge Trail to Andrew’s Bald

This is the hike from Clingman's Dome to Andrew's Bald. To get to Andrew's Bald, park in the Clingman's Dome parking lot and hike Forney Ridge Trail. Forney Ridge Trail is very rocky, so you will likely want hiking poles if conditions are icy or wet. Microspikes may be a wise idea too. Please also

View From Top of Miry Ridge Trail

This is the view from the highest point on Miry Ridge Trail. To find this spot, hike Jake's Creek Trail to Miry Ridge Trail. When you hit a rocky area, follow the trail above the rocks for an amazing view! #MiryRidgeTrail #SmokyMountains

Bull Head Trail Hike – Smoky Mountains National Park

Bull Head Trail is one of the few trails to Mt. LeConte. Within this video, I hike a small portion of Bull Head Trail. Due to snow and ice, the trail became hazardous and I did not summit LeConte. I hope that you enjoy this video. Please subscribe and check out my other videos from

Smoky Mountains Backcountry Campsite 28 Review

Backcountry campsite 28 in the Smoky Mountains is an amazing campsite! Situated at approximately 3,455 feet, it's a nice hike from the Middle Prong Trail trailhead past Tremont. The hike out is almost completely downhill. We camped here in January and the temperature was five degrees. It snowed all night and the hike out was

Sipsey Wilderness in the Fall

The Sipsey Wilderness in Bankhead National Forest is one of my favorite destinations for backpacking.  Every trail provides unique challenges and no two hikes ever feel the same!  #backpacking

By |2018-11-04T19:48:37-06:00November 4th, 2018|Categories: Nature, Travel|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Sipsey Wilderness in the Fall
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