Pics from the Trail

Looking up at Hump Mountain before climbing it. “Oh, crap” was my train of thought…. but the view was worth it. Check the upcoming video.
Overmountain view again, but without HDR mode.
View from Overmountain shelter (using HDR mode for the picture).
Climbing up towards Grassy Ridge Bald, looking back at Jane Bald.
Hung out with this guy at Little Rock Knob. View is in the upcoming video.
Laundry day at Miss Janet’s. Loaner pants with my puffy jacket.
Watch your back when at the tavern in Hot Springs.
Standing Bear’s hangout area.
Soaking the feet in the creek that runs through Standing Bear Farm
Waterfall about a mile before Standing Bear Farm
Looking at I-40 from the Smokies on the way down
Last day in the Smokies. Trail conditions got better towards the bottom.
View on the way down from Clingman’s Dome (the view there is in the next video). This is on the way to Newfound Gap.
View from Silers Bald in the Smokies
Rabbit that was staring at me after leaving Spence Field shelter in the smokies.
Fontana at sunset
Fontana sunset looking away from it.
Some rocks I had to climb on the way to Fontana.
The view from the parking lot a half mile down from Clingman’s Dome summit. This is looking over Fontana Lake
Pretty cool how the clouds are on one side of the mountain but not the other.
Cheoah Bald view through an app called “Peak Finder.”
View from Cheoah Bald.
Almost stepped on a bunch of these little guys on the way out of the NOC.
Cool rock walking up from the NOC.

Packing up to leave!
The NOC bathroom got jokes!
The view from Wesser fire tower
The view from Wayah fire tower. There’s more in the upcoming video.
Walking back to the hotel in Franklin, NC.
100 miles!

Halfway up Albert Mountain
Me and fellow Pittsburgher Dee (although she doesn’t like saying she’s from there) at the GA/NC border.

I almost stabbed this little guy, he was on the trail. Almost didn’t notice him.
View from Mountain Crossing store at Neels Gap
Me on Blood Mountain

Ramrock mountain view
The log I am sitting on to post this….
View climbing sassafras mountain, just before the summit.
Coming down Hawk Mountain. I’m sure the view is lovely without the fog…..
My first campsite
The arch at the start of the approach trail
At springer mountain