Summer Time Todd Biking

In our effort to do as many sports as possible, to aid in the recuperation from our several recent surgeries, after recently hiking, camping and canoeing, on June 29, 2019, Deena and I went biking on the Old Railroad Grade Road from Todd to Fleetwood Falls. After several years of…


 
 

Mount Mitchell Ridge Trail

The highest peak east of Colorado! What could be more enticing to mountain hikers? Nothing, I guess. So, on the sunny day of June 22, 2019, with thunder coming and going most of the day, bringing with it the threat of rain, Deena Thomas and Ranger Bob set out to…


 
 

Grayson Highlands Twin Pinnacles Trail

On the soggy Saturday of June 8, 2019, Deena and I went hiking in near constant rain on the Twin Pinnacles Trail in Grayson Highlands State Park. This place is probably the most scenic, well maintained and beautiful state parks I have seen. It also has wonderfully long mountain views…


 
 

New River Canoe Paddling

On the Sunday of May 26, 2019, Deena Thomas and I went paddling on the South Fork of the New River in Ashe County. We took my canoe and parked at Zaloo’s Canoes Outfitters beside the river near the intersection of NC Hwy 16 with NC Hwy 88 east of…