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Favorite GSMNP campsites?

Posted on April 7, 2013 at 10:20pm 16 Comments

Interested to know what everyone's favorite (and least favorite) campsites are in the GSMNP.  If we're going to have to pay for them, might as well pay for a good one! 

My experience is mostly on the NC side of the park.  So here goes mine:

Favorites:

47 Enloe Creek - not the best tent sites as they sit right on the trail (but it's a mostly unused trail I think).  But the setting on Roaring Fork is fantastic.  Literally…

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Winter backpacking - tips?

Posted on December 28, 2012 at 5:24pm 2 Comments

I've been doing a fair amount of spring/summer/fall backpacking the last few years but nothing in the winter.  I'm planning an MLK wkd trip (Deep Creek) and want to make sure I'm prepared gear-wise.   I've browsed some other boards but the recs are all over the place depending on the locale.  Am curious to hear from those that do a lot of winter backpacking in the Smokies.

My primary concerns are around my tent and keeping my hands/feet warm.

Tent - for camping at spots in the…

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Battle at Turtle Island

Posted on December 10, 2012 at 10:07am 3 Comments

Any of you been to Turtle Island Preserve near Boone?  I had never heard of it but it looks and sounds amazing.  Unfortunately they have been shut down, at least temporarily, by the local government.

http://www.hcpress.com/news/turtle-island-story.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=turtle-island-story

 

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At 8:28am on February 22, 2013, Jim Casada said…

Tom--Got you message and I've added you as a friend.  Maybe someday our trails will cross.

Jim Casada

At 9:38am on August 21, 2012, Rob Cameron said…

Welcome to the club!

At 9:17pm on August 20, 2012, John Quillen said…

Tom,  Welcome to the forum.  Glad you have you aboard.

 
 
 

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