Grandfather mountain is only about an hour from where I live, which makes the fact that I have only visited the mountain once previously utterly absurd. To correct my act of trail blasphemy, I decided to host a hike to one of the famous peaks, Calloways Peak, on one of the less famous trails, the … More Grandfather Mountain, North Carolina, Daniel boone Scout trail.
Shining rock, North Carolina. We through our bags over our shoulders, not quite sure to expect. The trail head stood before, tall and long on the mountain top. Clouds were rolling over, taunting, teasing, threatening us with an impending thunderstorm. The maps were vague, and the mileage varied depending on what source you were referencing. … More The rocks that shimmer. Day one.