It’s my mountain

Sleep didn't come quickly for me after our "bear attack", each time the wind blew I would wake up and look around.  The winds whipped and blew fiercely knocking trees over and felling branches. In the middle of the night there was an earth shaking thud, you could feel the shelter shake a bit as [...]

The Bear and The Attack

We took a zero day at the fontana inn and shelter beforeourtrek to the smokeys.  Hanging out with the other hikers we chatted, relaxed by playing cards, and reorganizing our gear. It was nice to have a such a large warm fire to sit next to. It was a long day up from Fontana Dam [...]