Adventures by Year - dwhike
Trees in the valley mark a small stream as we near the Four Corners over the next rise...

2018 Adventures

Fort Clinch, FL (1-2)

McAfee Knob, VA (1-6)

Cedar Rock -- Pisgah National Forest, NC (1-13)

Green Knob -- Middle Prong Wilderness, NC (1-14)

Moore Cove Waterfalls, NC (1-27)

Cliffs of the Neuse State Park, NC (2-24)

Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature Preserve, NC (2-24)

Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature Preserve -- Boyd Tract, NC (2-24)

Jordan Lake State Recreation Area -- New Hope Overlook Loop, NC (2-25)

Haw River State Park, NC (3-3)

Lake Norman State Park, NC (3-3)

Mayo River State Park, NC (3-3)

Paw Paw Waterfalls -- Gorges State Park, NC (3-10)

2017 Adventures

Adventure Rate:  1 for every 5.4 days

Online Trail Dirt:  ~240 miles worth

Looking Glass Rock, NC (1-7)

Whiteside Mountain, NC (1-8)

Gorges State Park -- Chub Line & Wintergreen Falls, NC (1-14)

Rainbow Falls -- Great Smoky Mountains NP, TN (2-5)

Purchase Knob -- Great Smoky Mountains NP, NC (2-11)

Margarette & Bailey Falls, TN (2-12)

Camden Townsite & Battlefield, SC (2-25)

Forty Acre Rock Preserve, SC (2-25)

Old Fort Harrod, KY (3-4)

Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site, KY (3-4)

Raven Cliff Falls, GA (3-18)

South Harper Creek Falls, NC (3-25)

Waterfalls of Gragg Prong, NC (3-25)

Porters Creek Trail -- Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN (4-1)

Chimneytop & Rocky Mountain, NC (4-9)

Petrified Forest National Park -- Crystal Forest Trail (4-15)

Petrified Forest National Park -- Driving Tour (4-15)

Petrified Forest National Park -- Giant Logs Trail (4-15)

Grand Canyon National Park -- Rim Trail (4-16)

Grand Canyon National Park -- South Rim Driving Tour (4-16)

Grand Canyon National Park -- South Kaibab Trail to Skeleton Point (4-17)

Zion National Park -- Canyon Overlook Trail (4-19)

Zion National Park -- Emerald Pools Trail (4-19)

Zion National Park -- Riverside Trail (4-19)

Zion National Park -- Watchman Trail (4-19)

Bryce Canyon National Park -- Bryce Amphitheater Loop (4-20)

Bryce Canyon National Park -- Bristlecone Loop (4-20)

Capitol Reef National Park -- Driving Tour (4-20)

Arches National Park -- Delicate Arch Trail (4-21)

Arches National Park -- Landscape Arch (4-21)

Canyonlands National Park -- Mesa Arch Trail & Driving Tour (4-21)

Max Patch Mountain, NC (5-3)

Historic Edenton State Historic Site, NC (5-6)

Raven Rock State Park, NC (5-7)

Panthertown Valley -- West Side Waterfall Loop (5-13)

Mount Pisgah, NC (5-16)

Ranger Falls Loop, NC (5-18)

Waterfalls of FR-475B, Pisgah National Forest, NC (5-27)

Snowbird Creek Waterfalls, NC (6-3)

Burnthouse Branch Falls, NC (6-24)

Steele's Creek Falls, NC (6-24)

Buckeye Falls, NC (7-3)

Hilliard (Bearcamp) Falls, NC (7-8)

Bearwallow Mountain, NC (8-3)

Honey Creek Loop -- Big South Fork Nat'l Recreation Area, TN (8-5)

Hammock Hills Trail -- Cape Hatteras National Seashore, NC (9-3)

Upper Whitewater River & Canyon, NC (9-9)

Graveyard Fields & Graveyard Ridge Loop, NC (9-17)

Cedar Rock Loop -- DuPont State Forest, NC (10-25)

Mount Mitchell State Park -- Big Tom Gap Loop, NC (10-26)

Stone Mountain -- DuPont State Forest, NC (10-30)

Panther Top Mountain, NC (11-4)

Little Long Mountain -- Uwharrie National Forest, NC (11-5)

Morrow Mountain State Park, NC (11-6)

Table Rock-Chimneys Loop -- Linville Gorge, NC (11-11)

Grogan Creek & Cedar Rock Creek Falls, NC (11-18)

Siler Bald, NC (11-26)

Hawksbill Mountain-Ledge Trail Loop, NC (12-3)

John Rock, NC (12-9)

Little Bradley Falls, NC (12-14)

DuPont State Forest - Four Waterfall Loop, NC (12-17)

Historic Brattonsville & Huck's Defeat Battlefield, SC (12-23)

S.S. American Victory, FL (12-28)

Castillo de San Marcos National Monument, FL (12-30)

St. Augustine, FL (12-30)

Black Bear Wilderness Area, FL (12-31)

Hickory Bluff Preserve, FL (12-31)

Kratzert Tract (Lake Marion WMA), FL (12-31)

2016 Adventures

Adventure Rate:  1 for every 5.2 days

Online Trail Dirt:  ~300 miles worth

Falls Creek Falls, SC (1-9)

Chimney Rock State Park - World's Edge, NC (1-14)

Little Green-Greenland Creek Loop, Panthertown Valley, NC (1-28)

Goldmine Loop, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, NC (2-7)

Chickamauga National Military Park, GA (2-13)

Martin Luther King, Jr National Historic Site, GA (2-14)

Lover's Leap Loop, NC (2-18)

Jones Gap Falls, Jones Gap State Park, SC (2-21)

Carl Sandburg National Historic Site, NC (2-25)

Blue Ridge Pastures/Trombatore Trail, NC (2-27)

Pinnacle Falls (Abner Creek), SC (2-28)

Summey Cove Trail to Courthouse Falls, NC (3-4)

Lower Bonas Defeat Gorge, NC (3-6)

Blue Wall Preserve, SC (3-10)

Big Bradley Falls, NC (3-20)

White Rocks & Sand Cave, Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, KY/VA (3-26)

Tennent Mountain Loop, NC (3-29)

High Bethel Loop, Panthertown Valley, NC (4-2)

Laurel Knob, Panthertown Valley, NC (4-7)

Pinnacle Mountian, SC (4-23)

Cradle of Forestry, NC (4-30)

Gorges State Park -- Maple Spring Branch & Auger Fork Falls, NC (5-1)

Riley Moore Falls, SC (5-8)

Bonas Defeat Gorge, NC (5-15)

Ocmulgee National Monument, GA (5-21)

C.S.S. Neuse State Historic Site, NC (5-28)

Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, NC (5-28)

Jockeys Ridge State Park, NC (5-28)

Headwaters State Forest -- Reese Place Falls, NC (5-31)

Headwaters State Forest -- Graveley Falls, NC (6-1)

Sidepocket Falls, NC (6-5)

Blackrock Mountain, NC (6-7)

Great Channels of Virginia, VA (6-9)

Firescald Ridge & Blackstack Cliffs, TN/NC (6-18)

High (Cullowhee) Falls, NC (7-2)

Bear Creek Lake (Sol's Creek & Flat Creek Falls), NC (7-9)

Tanasee Creek Lake (7-12)

Historic Jamestowne, VA (7-15)

Yorktown National Battlefield, VA (7-15)

U.S.S. Wisconsin, VA (7-16)

Old Salem, NC (7-17)

Blackstock Knob, NC (7-23)

Pilot Mountain State Park, NC (7-24)

Standing Indian Mountain, NC (7-30)

Great Smoky Mountains NP -- Enloe Creek Falls, NC (7-31)

Thompson River -- High & Big Falls, NC (8-6)

Grandfather Trail -- Grandfather Mountain, NC (8-12)

Little Sam Knob, NC (9-5)

Yellowstone Falls @ Graveyard Fields, NC (9-16)

Governor Vance Birthplace State Historic Site, NC (9-17)

Caney Fork Valley Waterfalls, NC (9-18)

Blood Mountain Loop, GA (10-1)

Big Butt Trail, NC (10-9)

Black Mountain Crest Trail-Mt. Mitchell to Winter Star Mountain, NC (10-16)

Hart Square, NC (10-22)

Panthertown Valley -- Little Green/Green Valley Loop, NC (10-23)

Granite City, NC (10-29)

Black Balsam-Ivestor Gap East Loop, NC (11-4)

Black Rock Mountain State Park -- Tennessee Rock Loop, GA (11-13)

Black Rock Mountain State Park -- James Edmonds Trail, GA (11-20)

Blue Ridge Pinnacle, Rocky Knob, & Graybeard Mountain, NC (11-26)

Big Rock Mountain (Nine Times Forest), SC (11-27)

Mountain Bridge Wilderness -- Bill Kimball-Jones Gap Loop, SC (12-3)

Wesser Bald (post-Tellico Fire), NC (12-10)

Three Forks Trail, GA (12-11)

Congaree National Park -- Oak Ridge & River Trail Loop, SC (12-24)

Sam Knob, NC (12-25)

2015 Adventures

Adventure Rate:  1 for every 5.3 days

Online Trail Dirt:  ~275 miles worth

Carolina Beach State Park, NC (1-1)

U.S.S. North Carolina Battleship, NC (1-1)

Goose Creek State Park, NC (1-2)

Ellicott Rock-SC/GA/NC Tri-point (1-6)

Chimney Tops, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN (1-10)

DuPont State Forest-Bridal Veil Falls, NC (1-18)

Judaculla Rock, NC (1-20)

Sylva Pinnacle, NC (1-20)

Pilot Mountain, Pisgah National Forest, NC (1-25)

Black Balsam Knob via Flat Laurel Creek, NC (1-27)

Shortoff Mountain-Linville Gorge, NC (2-11)

Congaree National Park, SC (2-12)

Fort Caroline National Memorial, FL (2-13)

Fort Frederica National Memorial, GA (2-13)

Fort King George, GA (2-13)

Fort James Jackson, GA (2-14)

Fort Pulaski National Monument, GA (2-14)

Fort Pulaski-Lighthouse Overlook Trail, GA (2-14)

Fort McAllister, GA (2-15)

Cades Cove, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN (3-8)

Mount Pisgah, NC (3-26)

Dunes Trail-Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, MI (4-5)

Empire Bluff-Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, MI (4-7)

Pyramid Point-Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, MI (4-7)

Tahquamenon Falls State Park-Lower Falls, MI (4-9)

Tahquamenon Falls State Park-Upper Falls, MI (4-9)

Big Bone Lick State Park, KY (4-13)

Lower Whitewater Falls, SC (4-21)

Twin Falls & Avery Creek, NC (4-25)

Raven Cliff Falls, SC (4-26)

Jones Gap State Park-Rainbow Falls, SC (4-28)

Graveyard Fields, NC (5-1)

Virginia Hawkins Falls, SC (5-2)

Upper Courthouse Falls, NC (5-9)

Upper Flat Laurel Creek Loop, NC (5-13)

Panthertown Valley-Greenland Creek Falls, NC (5-16)

High Falls on South Fork Mills River, NC (5-17)

Mouse Creek Falls, Great Smoky Mountains National Park (5-23)

Catawba Falls, NC (5-24)

Cove Creek Falls Loop, NC (5-28)

Eastatoe Creek Narrows, SC (5-31)

Paradise & Upper Sol's Creek Falls, NC (6-4)

Yellow Branch Falls, SC (6-6)

Lee Falls, SC (6-7)

Black Balsam Knob-Chestnut Bald Loop, NC (6-13)

Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, VA (6-20)

National D-Day Memorial, VA (6-21)

Andrews Bald, Great Smoky Mountains National Park (6-28)

Pilot Cove Loop, NC (7-5)

Upper Whitewater Falls Base Hike, NC (7-8)

Grotto Falls, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN (7-11)

Ramsey Cascades, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN (7-11)

Mount Cammerer, Great Smoky Mountains National Park (7-12)

Lake James State Park, NC (7-18)

Holmes Educational State Forest, NC (7-30)

Big Hump & Little Hump Mountains, NC/TN (8-12)

Big Scaly Mountain & The Catstairs, NC (9-1)

Fort Branch Historic Site, NC (9-5)

Moonshine Falls, SC (9-9)

John Rock & Cat Gap Loop, NC (10-17)

Shuck Ridge Creek Falls & Daniel Ridge Loop, NC (10-25)

Hagood Mill Historic Site, SC (10-31)

DuPont State Forest-Wintergreen Falls (11-10)

Cedar Cliff Mountain, NC (11-15)

Panthertown Valley-Dismal Falls, NC (11-21)

DuPont State Forest-Grassy Creek Falls, NC (12-4)

Plott Balsam Traverse, NC (12-12)

Long Creek, Opossum Creek, & Brasstown Falls, SC (12-25)

2014 Adventures

Adventure Rate: 1 for every 8.1 days

Online Trail Dirt:  ~230 miles worth

Reed Gold Mine SHS, NC (1-4)

Town Creek Indian Mound SHS, NC (1-4)

Kennesaw Mountain NB (1-14)

Stone Mountain (DuPont), NC (1-16)

Cedar Rock Mountain (DuPont), NC (1-17)

Sassafras Mountain, SC (1-26)

Lookout & Rattlesnake Mts, NC (1-27)

Gorges State Park, NC (1-29)

Andrew Johnson NHS, TN (1-31)

Davy Crockett Birthplace SHP, TN (1-31)

Sycamore Shoals SHP, TN (1-31)

Blackrock Mt (Panthertown), NC (2-3)

Paw Paw Falls, NC (2-14)

Lake Waccamaw State Park, NC (3-11)

Crowders Mountain State Park (4-2)

Paris Mountain State Park, SC (4-8)

Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum, SC (4-12)

Beidler Forest, SC (4-13)

Dismal Swamp State Park, NC (4-22)

Lower Bearwallow Falls, NC (4-30)

Mt. Mitchell State Park, NC (5-4)

Stone Mountain State Park, NC (5-13)

Chimney Rock State Park, NC (5-21)

Black Balsam-Graveyard Fields Loop, NC (5-27)

Craggy Dome, NC (6-17)

Craggy Pinnacle, NC (6-17)

Mt. Mitchell, Gibbes, Hallback, & Craig, NC (6-4)

Huntington Beach State Park, SC (7-1)

Cumberland Falls State Park, KY (7-9)

National Corvette Museum, KY(7-10)

Mammoth Cave National Park, KY (7-10)

Fort Donelson NB, TN (7-22)

Shiloh NMP, TN (7-22)

Woodall Mountain, MS (7-22)

Stone's River NB (7-23)

Eno River State Park (8-21)

Chinquapin Mountain, NC (9-9)

Rabun Bald, GA (9-9)

Mountain Bridge Wilderness, SC (10-1)

Sam Knob via Flat Laurel Creek, NC (10-7)

South Mountains State Park (10-9)

Carvers Creek State Park, NC (10-14)

Mount LeConte, TN (10-21)

Panthertown Valley Crown Loop, NC (10-28)

Hanging Rock State Park, NC (12-9)

Looking Glass Rock, NC (12-14)

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