Exploring Bankhead National Forest: Key Mill Branch (video)

https://youtu.be/YFmfxCmaTDU #bankhead #waterfalls #keymill A trip down one of the most scenic areas in Bankhead National Forest. There's no official trails, though we used part of a horse trail to get back to the road. Saw nine waterfalls, but there are more along this stretch. We got caught in a heavy storm and missed the... Continue Reading →

Key Mill Branch, Bankhead National Forest, AL 3/10/19

Trails: no trails Length: 6 miles View Photo Gallery It had been some nine years since I first (and last) visited Key Mill Branch in Bankhead National Forest, and it was among the earliest of my adventures with Wild South. This return trip would be a bit truncated, following an small drainage straight down to... Continue Reading →

Last night was a first…

Last night I left work early to go assist in a search and rescue operation for an injured hiker in Bankhead National Forest. This was really my first true experience in a situation like this, and these SAR folks were amazing. I don’t know how much my being there helped in any of it, as... Continue Reading →

Exploring Bankhead National Forest: We found a waterfall wonderland! (video)

https://youtu.be/Z3F3LiG615s An off trail adventure earlier in the year where we found 14 waterfalls along several unnamed streams. One of these falls is among my favorite I've found (so far) that doesn't have a name. In addition to the awesome waterfalls, we creek walked in knee deep water in March through small rapids and beneath... Continue Reading →

Exploring Sipsey Wilderness: White Creek (video)

https://youtu.be/lFtiv5Au9Kg Sipsey Wilderness, Bankhead National Forest: White Creek. A trip to see the lovely White Creek Falls, the upper falls and Valentine Pool. We explored another small canyon finding a few more waterfalls as well. If you like, subscribe! New videos every Sunday! Please Practice Leave No Trace!-- https://lnt.org/learn/7-principles ---------------- Social Media ------------ More than... Continue Reading →

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