A great hidden waterfall in a small preserve maintained by Louisville, KY I found on a road trip the week before last. The fall colors there were in great form. I'm still surprised at how nice this waterfall was! For the entire gallery: http://www.weathermansam.com/photos/2018p/102718fairmountfalls/index.html
Located behind the visitor's center at the state park, the Boardwalk Trail features raptor enclosures with owls and bald eagles, as well as a half mile loop that winds through a swampy area full of wildflowers in summer before offering great views of the lake any time of the year. In winter, lots of icicles... Continue Reading →
Sipsey On Ice, January 2018. 8 years to the weekend I last saw ice formations of this magnitude. Today I visited Turkeyfoot Falls, Mize Mill Falls, Kinlock Falls, Parker Falls, Upper Caney Creek Falls, Holmes Chapel Falls with a short stop at Brushy Lake. Here's the highlights from the day! #sipsey #wilderness #bankhead #getoutside #alabama#waterfall See more photos here!
I decided to wait a week on the Sipsey adventure. Instead, I set out on a hike on the latest trails at Green Mountain Nature Preserve. Braving some extremely cold wind chills for North Alabama, I covered almost five miles in search for ice formations and good waterfalls on the Alum Hollow,Talus, Ranger and Stone... Continue Reading →
Trails: Boardwalk Trail Distance: 1 miles [View Photo Gallery] I discovered the Nickajack Cave Wildlife Refuge by pure accident one day while researching places to hike around Chattanooga, TN. My real interest in the area was of the Little Cedar Small Wild Area, one of the many hiking spots the TVA maintains along the Tennessee... Continue Reading →
Trails:Eureka Mines Trail, #13 Mine Trail, Ike Maston Trail, #14 Mine Trail, #14 Mine Connector, Ishkooda trail, Ridge Walk Trail, Redding Trail, Songo Trail, BMRR South Trail, L&N Trail Distance: 6 miles [View Photo Gallery] Dropping my brother off at the airport, I found myself in Birmingham on a warm day with an afternoon to... Continue Reading →
Trails: Oak Park Trail, Bankhead Trail, Flat Rock Trail, Buzzards Roost Trail Distance: 5 miles [View Photo Gallery] I took almost six weeks “off” from hiking after the roadtrip to rest, let my knees recover, and really process all of the wonderful places I was able to explore. Hiking late summer in north Alabama is... Continue Reading →