Posts Categorized: Recommendations

Hiking in the Chills

Just because the sum­mer is behind us doesn’t mean that hik­ing should be post­poned until next year ― but if you plan to set foot in the wilder­ness this fall, it’s wise to pre­pare for precipitation. First things first: update your wardrobe. Your torso and legs should be cov­ered with a mate­r­ial that will keep you… Read more »

Review: Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Intro One of the great mountain ranges on the eastern seaboard, the Smokies are truly a sight to behold. They offer far more than sights, though… With over 200 miles of streams, dripping green jungle-like forests (there are more types of plant life in the park than in the entire continent of Europe!), a black… Read more »

Review: Crabtree Falls

I have a weakness for waterfalls… But then again, who doesn’t? I can think of little else that has such natural, raw beauty. And, better yet, they’re so consistently beautiful. Big or little, wide or narrow, tall or short, all succeed in effortlessly capturing silenced awe from onlookers.   Crabtree Falls in the George Washington… Read more »

DIY Climbing Accessories

Hey guys – quick post today. Happened across this site and immediately fell in love, so I figured you all might, too. Check it out, and let us know if you decide to make anything from it!

Review: Douthat State Park

Ever been there? I went the other day and it was pretty relaxing. I’ll give you a quick rundown on what the State Park offers… Douthat is home to several campgrounds, but I use the word “campground” loosely. This is the type of camping that I think just about anybody could tolerate. I, personally, would… Read more »