Posts tagged with travel

  1. Great North Mountain Winter Adventure

    20 Dec 2020

    Last week I completed a 13-mile backpacking trip on the Great North Mountain in the George Washington National Forest. The trip covered parts of Virginia and West Virginia. The snow-covered forest was magical, the views endless, and the night bitterly cold. Fortunately, we were well-prepared to spend a night in…

  2. Dodging the Crowds at Dolly Sods

    15 Nov 2020

    In October, I hiked Dolly Sods Wilderness to check out the fall colors Dolly Sods Wilderness is a rugged place. The area is largely a plateau on the Allegheny Front with elevations ranging from 2,500 to over 4,700 feet. It absorbs a constant assault by the elements, especially the wind.…