Tag Archives: GSMNP

GSMNP XI (Cataloochee Divide/Mt. Sterling ridge run),12/11

Dec. 29-31, 2011 40 miles in 45 hours! Not quite a New Years run but close enough.  We had the opportunity to do this route because we had the rare situation with two vehicles because Chuck met us after visiting … Continue reading

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GSMNP X (Cataloochee Divide loop), 12/09

Dec. 5-7, 2009 37 miles Bob stood me up for the 8th annual Thanksgiving Death March because he went to the BEACH instead!!!  But we made it up the following weekend.  Trying to figure out a loop in the Cataloochee … Continue reading

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GSMNP VII (Twenty mile/Jenkins Rdg/Gregory Bald), 11/06

Thanksgiving 2006 40 miles After having handed out all of our turkeys to the masses on an incredibly cold, wet and windy Tuesday before, we left pre-crack of dawn on Turkey Day itself and headed to the Smokies and the … Continue reading

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GSMNP IX (Smokemont/Pecks/Charlies Bunion), 11/08

Nov. 7-9, 2008 27 miles This was a balmy trip running around the rim of the watershed of the Bradley Fork of the Oconaluftee river, with young Ben and Bob.  We parked at Smokemont campground and went up the Bradley … Continue reading

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GSMNP V (Big Creek rim run), 11/02

Sorry only one picture for this one (maybe some day I’ll scan in the rest) Thanksgiving day dawned early and clear in Durham, leaving a little late due to Lee’s confusion over Bob’s directions to his house (imagine that).  We sail up … Continue reading

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GSMNP VIII (Fontana/Eagle Cr./AT/Hughes Rdg/Lakeshore), 11/07

November 22-25, 2007 54 miles If you had to go on only one trip ever, this would have been it.  All kinds of weather, terrain, people, wildlife, death march’s; you name it we saw it.  As with all Simchock expeditions … Continue reading

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