Tanawha Trail

On October 11, 2021, Ranger Bob (me, Bob Laney) met with two retired gentlemen from Greensboro, NC, Steve and Rick, who are experienced and expert hikers.  I was introduced to them by a mutual friend in Wilkes County.  Steve has explored and mapped on his GPS many dozens of unofficial…


 
 

New River Paddle 10 Miles

On the beautiful Sunday of August 29, 2021, Gerianne Hannibal, Rose Pawlyszyn and Ranger Bob took a paddling trip on the New River in Ashe County.  Gerianne and Rose rode their red sit on top kayaks; while I went in my teal and wood framed solo canoe. Our trip was…


 
 

New River State Park Bike Trail Marathon

On the (mostly) hot and sunny Saturday of July 24, 2021, Ranger Bob (me, Bob Laney), Gerianne Hannibal and Rose Pawlyszyn biked the New River State Park, VA, trail.  We went downhill from Dannelly Park to Fries Junction, and then back uphill to Fries, VA.  We encountered one intense rain…


 
 

New River Bucolic Paddle

On the bright, sunny warm Saturday morning of June 26, 2021, Ranger Bob went paddling with Gerianne Hannibal and Rose Pawlyszyn.  Bob was in his solo canoe while Gerianne and Rose were in their sit-in kayaks.  We put in at Zaloo’s Canoes just south of the NC Hwy 88 bridge…