I have to share an experience Rob, Mike and I had this past weekend.
Imagine possibly 2 of your worst nightmare type hikes...and both the same weekend.
On day 1, you commit to a trail (Caldwell Fork Trail), by wading a wide, swift and thigh deep creek with full packs in tennis shoes and short pants. You cross the creek and stash your tennis shoes for use when you return in 2 days. The air temperature is in the mid to upper 30's, and you can see your breath. The water…Continue