Doughton Park St. Paul's Youth

On the beautiful sunny Sunday of September 9, 2007, Dave Bormann, Doug Morris and Bob Laney led the St. Paul's Youth on day hike and picnic to Doughton Park. Bruce and Kathy Nolin set up the program and made the arrangements. We had 8 youth in the 6th and 7th…


 
 

Grand Tetons Hiking

For an invigorating week in August, 2007, a crew from Wilkes County hiked all over Grand Teton National Park. Our host and trip leader was Jim Smoak. Also along were Chuck Forester, Jerry Moore, Bob Laney, John Willardson and Bob Boettger.


 
 

Glacier National Park

Editor's note: the main text [regular font] is written by Will McElwee.The inserts [italics] are comments by Bob Laney, and Bob also edited the main text for readability and filled in some details. During the first week and two weekends of August, 2007, a band of Wilkes County natives, Will,…


 
 

The Bear Run

Well, I officially ran 'The Bear' last night.  At least, I ran all but about 200 feet where it was so doggoned steep that I had to stop and walk.  In case you don't know, the Bear is a run that starts in Linville, NC, at the Hwy 105 and…