Monthly Archives: April 2014

Episode 25 – Hiking in the Rain, A Walk in the Woods, and Hiking Brushy Mountain


In this episode we talk about how a walk in the rain can be a good thing, review Bill Bryson’s “A Walk in the Woods,” and cover our Spotlight Hike of the Week, Brushy Mountain.   Hiking in the Rain:

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One-Way Roads in the Smokies

parsons branch road

One-way roads are located in various places all over the national park. There is not much worse of a feeling than realizing you are on one and end up with no idea where it is going to let you out.

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Hiking With Bad or Injured Knees

Bad Knees

If there is one thing that you can expect to be punished when you hike, it is your knees. The two biggest things people complain about on the trail are knees and feet, and the two are somewhat related. Over

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Episode 24 – Listener Feedback and Silers Bald

silers bald

In Episode 24, we answer your questions and hear your feedback about the show, check out the News From Around the Mountains, and venture to the Clingmans Dome area to Silers Bald for our Spotlight Hike of the Week. News

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Episode 23 – The Sugarlands Visitors Center, Cataract Falls and the Fighting Creek Nature Trail


In Episode 23, we talk about all the News From Around the Mountains, take an in-depth look at the Sugarlands Visitor Center, and stroll right behind the visitor center building for our Spotlight Hike of the Week that includes Cataract

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Episode 22 – Our Family Trip Report with reviews of hotels, restaurants, and hiking


Episode 22 is all about our trip report for our family’s recent trip to the Smoky Mountians.  Topics include the current traffic and when to travel the busy roads off exit 407, the Edgewater Hotel in Gatlinburg, the new Sugarlands

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