Archive for December, 2010

Facts About the Appalachian Trail

When you mention the Appalachian Trail, it conjures up visions of a back country multi-month adventure through the eastern United States. The trail starts in my home state of Georgia  and stops in Maine. Patrick O’Neill has some great facts about this amazing trail: 5 Things You Did Not Know About the Appalachian Trail 5 […]


What is Glamping?

Glamping? Well, this is the first that I have heard of it (I most not be with the times).   Glamping is camping, but with more amenities.   No, you don’t have to wear any pearls.  It is short for “glamorous camping”. It’s roughing it, but not really. If you love the great outdoors, but don’t love […]


Hiking Chimney Tops Trail in the Smoky Mountains

Living in Atlanta, the Smoky Mountains are just a short drive north.  I have hiked many trails North Georgia as well as South and North Carolina.  I have not made it to Chimney Tops Trail yet, but it sounds like a wonderful day hike.  The top elevation is 4,800 feet. Alan LeStourgeon has created a […]