What We See

2014 – 2015

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Cedar Rock

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Cedar Rock flock numbered ten. Six plus miles, and wished to visit soon again. Glorious for heaven sakes; yes, including mouse and snakes!

Horsepature to Cane Break

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Eleven sailed Jocassee blue. Hiked over eight when we were through. Wish we'd shared with more of you. Thanks to Susan; Karen too.

Panthertown East

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Splendid weather brought thirteen together. Hiked over eight; views truly great.


Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Horsepastures falls of stature, once again a great eye catcher. Thirteen hikers joined the fun. Did five miles plus when we were done.

Tennessee Rock

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Sunny day for the Tennessee Rock flock of seven. Nice flower show for the five plus mile go.

Scaly Mtn

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Eleven climbed near heaven. Fine day on a five plus mile trail, made Scaly's summit a joy to scale.

Panther Creek

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Hikers numbered fifteen. Perfect day to make this scene. Hiked seven plus with little fuss. Let the pictures speak for us.

Lee Falls

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Another day in the sun. Good fun for twenty-one. Hiked just four for beauty galore.

Lake Russell

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Eleven did a quick six … a "hustle at Russell." Splendid day to hike this way.

Hawkins Laurel

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Sunny day brought twelve to play. Flowers scarce, but hiked nine plus. Good for us!

Chau Ram

Friday, April 17, 2015

Dark sky with cloud didn't spook this crowd. Eleven hiked four. Wished there were more.

Oconee Connector

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Fifteen beat the heat. Found Connector pretty neat. Six nice miles with lots of flowers. Delightful way to pass the hours.


Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Ten played possum. Found it awesome. Five plus miles with lots of smiles.

Bear Cove

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

24 hiked on this beautiful day. Most hiked 4 miles and a few did a bit more.

Cane Creek

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

22 hiked about 5.25. Lots of obstacles made for an interesting time. Oconee Bells were in bloom.

Jones Falls

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

New start point made the trail less steep, a nine mile route we'll likely keep. Fifteen think we should repeat it, even one that over heated.

Clemson Central

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Is a queena a good place to be? Eight hiked seven to go and see. Glad the group included me!

Dodge Mtn

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Mother Nature held our fate. Would rain make Dodge a hike we'd hate? After hiking close to nine, all eight of us declared it fine.

SC Botanical Gardens

Friday, March 6, 2015

Four ladies to the trailhead did go. Waited 20 but no other showed. Scheduled hike familiar to none, so Botanical Gardens seemed more fun.

Fants Grove

Friday, March 6, 2015

Used this Friday to track the way … to do Fants Grove another day. Crisp air with sun gave two some fun. Did seven miles when we were done.

Todd Creek

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Seven did this odd day hike to beat the rains and keep our psych. Explored 'bout five; some planned; some connived.

Lick Log South

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Took just five to keep hike season alive. Eight plus miles on snow … what a wonderful show.

Twin Falls

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Seven plus seven found the twins near heaven. Hiked just over four. We'll be back for more.


Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Chinquapin welcomed 26 in. Did 5.5 'fore we went out. Vistas and falls were fun for all.


Thursday, February 5, 2015

Chilly day, but thirteen came out to play. Did a six plus mile strut on Hickorynut.

Narrows S

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Ice ain't nice. Crossed it twice. But seventeen came out clean, with lots of smiles for these six miles.

Paris Mtn

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Paris Mountain proved a fountain. Fun for eleven on trails with some sun. Hiked just a half more than five … an easy contrive.

Burrell's Ford

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Twenty-six turned out to see what Burrell's Ford's about. Two fine falls in less than six, with streams and graves to spark the mix.

Laurel Branch

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Twenty and one joined the fun. Did 'bout eight. Some good; some great.


Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The cat's meow … purrfect hike for a purrfect day. Eighteen did nearly nine, with a half off the line. All ended fine.

Hidden Falls

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Sixteen made the scene. Found mount and fall quite serene. Hiked seven miles when we were done. Next time we'll order a bit more sun.

Clemson East

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Gray day, but nine found weather just fine. Did five miles plus, so shoulda' been more of us.

Thompson River

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Beautiful day for twenty-five to play. Did seven plus with little fuss.

East Fork

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Nine came out to play on a sun-lit New Year's Day. Hiked near nine. All did just fine.

Martin Creek

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

The Mist ery hike! Twenty-four hiked six.

Rabun Bald plus

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Elven trod for heaven. Climbed a thousand in just four miles. So added two falls and a few extra smiles.

Blue Ridge RR

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

The railbed and tunnels left our dozen buzzin'. Did most of six in weather quite pleasin'. Rare sights and some frights were the reason.

Chattooga River

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Twenty-four hikers plus five K-nine did six plus miles on a day just fine.

Tamassee Knob

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Thirteen climbed the knob; extinct trails made it a job. Planned on doing 5.5. Added two 'fore we were through.


Thursday, December 4, 2014

Twenty-four, including three pups, enjoyed the downs and the ups. Did near six when we were done with lots of fun in warming sun.

Clemson South

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Sixteen found Clemson South sweet. Hiked 7 plus without a fuss. Left no one waiting for a bus.

Rainbow JGSP

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Seventeen hiked five point five, most upstream. The climb was steep sometimes it seemed … but filled with sights we've often dreamed.

Table Rock

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Thirteen, one dog, one pup, found things were on the up and up. Hiked near four with 2000 foot rise, then four back down a treat for the eyes.


Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Frosty start, but sun did its part. All was fine at Moonshine. Seventeen hiked six and a half, with cable cross good for a laugh.

Winding Stairs

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Hikers 14, pups 3, miles 7, weather 10 … all would like to do again.

Long Creek

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Starting in ashes, then with fall color flashes, twenty-three trod 'bout five. What a day to be alive!


Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Twenty-two hiked up to, the now 360 summit view. Did six point three and got to see, colorful vistas all for free.

Bald Knob

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Just nine got in line in weather super fine to climb Bald Knob. Most hiked eight; declared it great.

Yellow Mtn

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Twenty-five felt alive on Yellow Mountain's 4745. Weather, vistas, and four-plus distance made this fun we are insistin'.

Panthertown W

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Fifteen made the scene. Did seven plus miles in weather supreme. Vistas, falls, with lots of color … a perfect day in P'town holler.

Three Forks

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Twenty-three went to see, forks that always guarantee, there's nowhere else we'd rather be. Seven point six miles, lots of smiles.

Gum Gap

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Twenty Raven Cliff dwellers declared themselves lucky fellers. Lush falls gush and foliage flush. Eight plus miles passed in a rush.

Big Bend East

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Nineteen started. Seven split. Two unplanned miles were not a hit. But, lovely day doing eight or nine. All considered, we did fine.

Raven Rock

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Rain gear quickly shed, 12 hikers strode ahead. Did five point five. All glad to be alive.

Clemson Central

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Two pups plus twenty hiker friends did seven miles of hills and bends. Lots to see along the lake. Lots of fun for goodness sake.

Four Falls DSF

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Twenty-three went to see, four great falls, we'd all agree … well worth the drive and eight mile hike, nothing there was not to like.

Fryemont Inn, Bryson City, NC


Sep 23-26, 2014

The Fryemont Fifty found the lodging nifty. Lots of good food and fun with many a friend. Hope such outings never end.


Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Everything was "just Duckie" for nine navigating the Nantahlla in nifty weather. Thanks to Karen H for the photos.

Deep Creek

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Seven saw three falls along Deep Creek … lazy warm-up for what we seek. Early shift got short shrift … just one fall, but extra miles for all.

Clingmans Andrews

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

First out were 4 & 20, plenty. Second wave made 36. Dome and bald made 5 miles total, with climb and scenery to make you yodel.

Alum Bluffs

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Thirteen were lucky, no foolin', this trail's a winner; got us drooling. Short but steep and mighty sweet. Next time back we will repeat.


Friday, September 26, 2014

Four by four filled our need for more. Had a fine time doing Tunnel Loop and Goldmine.

Hatchery Sloan

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Fifteen hikers, plus two critters, felt like they were getting fitter. Did almost seven in a breeze. Found some sights sure to please.

Lick Log East

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Fourteen made the scene. Humid for the human bean. But, glad we did the six with lots to see midst forest sticks.

Lwr White Wtr

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Nine got in line. Warm day, but fine. Hike season's at hand so 5.5 was grand.

Yellow Branch

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Just ten began to hike again. Temps OK, but humid day. Did only four. Soon lots more.