Timeless Trails-Sheltowee Trace

Posted by on Jan 17, 2017 in Timeless Trails | No Comments

From the first time I set foot on this trail, I was intrigued and wanted to see more of it. Climbing between deep hemlock gorges and piney, craggy summits with a few arches in there to boot, the Sheltowee is certainly Kentucky’s trademark long distance trek. The complete trail is a 319-mile National Recreation Trail […]

Timeless Trails-The old Washingon Cascade Crest Trail

Posted by on Sep 16, 2016 in Timeless Trails | No Comments

The first southern route of the CCT followed trails probably made by the Mountaineers around 1919 to get to their lodge at Lodge Lake, and past that, followed their trail from the lodge towards Rockdale station.┬áThe first northern route of the CCT, in 1938, went up Commonwealth Creek to Red Pass, and down to Goldmeyer, […]