Life is not easy.  We tend to approach situations with predefined expectations based on our past experiences.  And we want rainbows and unicorns as the result.  Instead, Life often gives us lemons and toads.  It’s during these times that we […]
Chances are, if you have read anything about the Linville Gorge Wilderness area, it contained the words rugged, strenuous, or challenging.  My recent backpacking trip to the Gorge can confirm, that while very accurate, these words still do not depict […]
This weekend, we were scouting the area for a future backpacking trip with the GetHikingTriangle! group.  We arrived early Saturday morning and were planning to hike the Mt. Pleasant loop and a portion of the Cole Mtn. loop, camp overnight, […]