On Friday, April 13, Doug and I arrived at Fontana Resort after a 24 mile day to finish in the Smoky’s. We ate burgers and fries, got a great nights rest and woke up on Saturday morning to hit the trail. In the Smoky’s there were countless rock jumps. At one juncture I took a … More Benton Mackaye Trail – Great Smoky Mountains to the E.R.
The first five days on the BMT have been tremendous; I can say without hesitation that it has been one of the most rewarding experiences I have ever had on the trail. On April 9, my brother-in-law, Doug and I were dropped off at the Big Creek Campground in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park … More Benton Mackaye Trail – Great Smoky Mountain National Park (Day 1-5)