Pin Oak Gap parking area trail head.
First fork in road.
This .2 mile stretch was the smoothest section on the trail.
Creepy house in the woods. Convinced Satanists were in the attic.
First of several log footbridges.
The trail became the creek bed.
After this soggy mess the footbridge became pointless.
Elk have been reintroduced to the Smoky Mtns. Tracking collars.
"That shit is sick!"
Skipping stones on the river.
Atop Chimney Rock, NC. I am sitting in my own poop at the moment. Deathly afraid of heights.
I am smiling because I am far from the precipice.
Hickory Nut Falls, NC