Lessons From the Trail: Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder

My traveling buddies spent the day at the spa yesterday getting refreshed and enjoying some much needed downtime. As we were debriefing each other on our days, they told me that the lady at the spa said the trails were "much better" up here in Sapphire Valley than they were in Brevard where I've been … Continue reading Lessons From the Trail: Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder

Lessons From the Trail: We Are All Connected

Today's adventure brought me and Ashok to the peak of Pilot Mountain in Pisgah National Forest. Rick had suggested this hike for yesterday, but since it's so strenous, we wanted to wait until today to do it. Neither of the other gals were up for it this morning, and I really wanted to do it, … Continue reading Lessons From the Trail: We Are All Connected

Lessons From the Trail: The Bridge is Out

  Carryn, JoAnn and I hiked the Black Creek Trail near Wiggins MS this past weekend. We planned three days on the trail. We spent Friday night at Janice Landing, left a car at the Janice Landing trailhead and drove to Fairly Bridge landing to get started on our Badass Backpacking odyssey. This would be … Continue reading Lessons From the Trail: The Bridge is Out