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Sam Knob Meadow – September 13, 2019

Photography by Ken Borgfeldt,  Penny Longhurst,  Jim Poling, & Joe Standaert. Click on any picture to zoom & enter the slide show.

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Purchase Knob – September 6, 2019

From the NPS website: The Appalachian Highland Science Learning Center is based on 535 acres in Haywood County, North Carolina, contiguous with the rest of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The parcel includes the 5,086 foot elevation Purchase Knob, a … Continue reading

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Sam Knob – Flat Laurel Creek Loop – August 16, 2019

Photography by Ken Borgfeldt, David Heavner, and Penny Longhurst. Click on any picture to enter the slide show.  

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Bear Pen Gap to Wet Camp Gap – August 8, 2019

Some of us stopped at Wolf Mountain Overlook on the way home, so I’ve included pictures taken there. Thanks to the Standaert Bros. for long-distance ID-ing the mystery shrub in the meadow (Bill got it first!). Photography by Ken Borgfeldt, … Continue reading

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Graybeard Mountain Overlook to Glassmine Falls Overlook – June 14, 2019

Photography by Ken Borgfeldt, Penny Longhurst, Jim Poling, & Joe Standaert. Click on any picture to zoom.  

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Tanbark Tunnel to Bull Gap – May 31, 2019

History of Rattlesnake Lodge Photography by Ken Borgfeldt, Penny Longhurst, & Jim Poling. (Click on any picture to zoom & enter the slide show).  

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Eva Russell Chandler Heritage Preserve – May 24, 2019

Photography by Helen Colson, Alice Greko, David Heavner, Richard Holzman, & Lucy Prim. Click on any picture to zoom.

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Plott Balsam Overlook & Heintooga Ridge Road – May 20, 2019

We started at Plott Balsam Overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway (mile post 457.9) and zeroed the odometer. Subsequent stops were made on Heintooga Ridge Road after approximately 1.6 miles at “Mile High OL”, 1.9 & 2.9 miles for roadside … Continue reading

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BRP Ridgeline Trail – May 17, 2019

Photography by Ken Borgfeldt, Jim Poling, & Joe Standaert. Click on any picture to zoom.  

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Glassy Mountain – April 15, 2019

On the way to the walk we were discussing the origins of Glassy Mountain and Kent researched it when he got home. Here is what he found. Monadnocks are mostly about what’s there – not how they got there. A … Continue reading

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