Tag Archives: Mt LeConte

March 2017 GSMNP Day Hike: Trillium Gap Trail to Mt LeConte to Rainbow Falls Trail to Old Sugarland Trail

My son and I, along with a few others, were invited on a day hike with my buddy Benny Braden (aka: Plug-It In) last weekend (March 18th, 2017). Now as some may have seen in many of my previous trip … Continue reading

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Overnight on Mt LeConte

This past Saturday (5.19.12) Gizmo Joe, Troy, (my son) Matthew/Twig, (my nephew) Brandon/Tree and myself all headed up to Mt. LeConte in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park for an overnight getaway! And no, we did not spend the night at the … Continue reading

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Cocoon Ultralight Air-Core vs Exped Air Pillow

I must have a pillow when I go to sleep. Call it what you will, but I need it. I am typically a side sleeper, but usually I initially lay on my back until I begin drifting off and then … Continue reading

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Packing for the Smokies, again…

It is finally time! It seems that is has been a very long time since I have stepped foot on the trail for a backpacking trip, let alone a multi-day trip. And now here it is. This weekend my wife … Continue reading

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Trip / Gear Report

This past weekend I headed to the Great Smoky Mountain National Park for an overnight trip with a few buddies. We headed out Friday morning to the summit of Mt LeConte via the Alum Cave Trail. We stayed the night … Continue reading

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GSMNP 3-Day Hike

My son and I left out Thursday, June 17th for Pigeon Forge where we would stay in a hotel that night. We arrived in Pigeon Forge early enough to go ahead and go to the Sugarland Visitor Center located just … Continue reading

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