Mt. Leconte Alum Cave Trail

New on BecauseItzThere.com!

We have a passel of new updates to Becauszeitzthere.com! Check out some of the recent updates to our pages, including… Updates to our Bucket List Hikes Updates to the Hikes pages, including… New Great Hikes in the USA and Canada! New featured posts for the Best Hikes in North Carolina, Virginia and Tennessee New Advice …

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You Rock, John! The John Rock Hike

The John Rock Hike via the Cat Gap/John Rock Trails *John Rock is one of Becauseitzthere's Best Hikes in North Carolina. It is also a featured Best Hike Near Asheville (it is less than an hour away.) See our hikes page!* Sylvia and I chose John Rock, located in North Carolina’s Pisgah National Forest, as …

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Haleakala National Park

To Hike Beyond the Sunrise: Haleakala Volcano

Haleakala Volcano ***Haleakala Volcano via the Sliding Sands Trail, completed in 2014, is one of Brian and Sylvia’s Bucket List Hikes!*** The Great Shield Volcano of Haleakala, at 10,023 feet, dominates the island of Maui. In fact, its broad slopes comprise 75% of the island…this and another lobe of uplands give Maui its distinctive butterfly …

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Mt. Leconte Alum Cave Trail

The Alum Cave Trail to Mt. Leconte

***This is a a re-boot of The Alum Cave Trail to Mt. Leconte Post featured on our old Blog in 2017…while Sylvia and I very much enjoyed this aerobically challenging hike, we don’t regard it is one of the best in we’ve ever done. In fact, there are better hikes in the Smokies…Mt. Cammerer for …

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