Momentous Adventures: Gregory with Hannah and Ace Gap Loop

Posted by on Jan 24, 2018 in Momentous Adventures, TN, Trail Reports | No Comments

This fantastic 56 mile loop has the goods, a huge Bald, lots of ridge walking with open view points, remote river valleys teaming with wildlife. Some of the trails are mostly flat and easy going while other climbs like up to Gregory Bald or the accent to gain Rich Mtn’s ridgeline are quite challenging. The […]

Momentous Adventures-Big South Fork’s J+D Loop

Posted by on Dec 4, 2017 in Momentous Adventures, Uncategorized | No Comments

Need a backpacking trip where you get away from the crowds? Try this 55 mile loop and you will discover more animal prints than signs of humans. You will traverse high cliffs, beveled rock shelters and skirt the amazing creeks that crisscross this Wilderness. The J+D loop follows the John Muir TR. (No, the other […]

Momentous Adventures-Bote and Little River Loop

Posted by on Mar 16, 2017 in Momentous Adventures, Trail Reports | No Comments

In a effort to explore some of the more isolated sections of the southern Smokies, I decided to set off on this 55.3 mile trek. Starting off from Elkmont, I headed up Meigs Mtn. Tr where some evidence of spring was already taking hold of the forest. Going over Buckhorn Gap, the trail climbs up […]