The only thing better than Easter candy ….

The only thing better than Easter candy …. is a bag of it in the backcountry #besthikeswithkids

Kiss the fish!!!

Your reward after a hard day hiking & fishing at #WoodruffScoutReservation

Showers Bring Waterfalls And Flowers For Our Summer Backpacking Trip To Panthertown Valley

Panthertown Valley is one of my favorite hiking spots in North Carolina. It is located near Cashiers, NC in the western section of the State and was purchased by the Nature Conservancy from Duke Power in 1989. Panthertown is now part of the Nantahala National Forest and has been growing rapidly in popularity – especially […]

Behind The Falls

A recent hike and view from behind Schoolhouse Falls in Panthertown Valley.

Appalachian Trail, Walking On A Dream – May 2, 2015

Took a hike with my son and our dog last weekend. Had an interesting start to the backpacking trip and nearly perfect weather for our camp out. Here is the dream version of the video.

Backpacking With Kids: 13 Steps To Follow

Some great tips on hiking with kids from….

Roswell Mill Has It All: Hiking, Geocaching, Burgers, And Brews

It was a beautiful day for a hike last weekend, and we mixed in some geocaching with the boys as we hit the trail.  Here’s the view from the Roswell Mill parking area looking down at the bridge over Vickery Creek (which is also called Big Creek on some maps). Pack 623 quickly found the first geocache […]

How to Hike with Your Kids