Hike to the Cliffs of Looking Glass Rock, Brevard NC

Through the Looking Glass: Looking Glass Rock ***SUMMER RE-RUNS: Brian and Sylvia are currently off having new adventures. In the meantime, please enjoy this re-post from Spring 2018*** * Looking Glass Rock is one of Becauseitzthere's Top Ten Hikes in the Southern Appalachians V 1.0. It is also a featured Best Hike Near Asheville (it …

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You Rock, John! The John Rock Hike

The John Rock Hike via the Cat Gap/John Rock Trails ***SUMMER RE-RUNS: Brian and Sylvia are currently off having new adventures. In the meantime, please enjoy this re-post from winter 2018*** *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 …

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The Countdown to Patagonia: Torres Del Paine

Our Torres Del Paine Logistics Are Nearly Complete The time for Patagonia is fast approaching. Every resource available to us tells the same tale…book months in advance, especially for popular Torres del Paine, or else lose out. In days past it was possible to show up at this park with a tent, a pair of …

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More Hikes With Humans

Dog-Human Hike II: Forest Ridge Nature Park Trying to beat the heat is no easy thing in the summer, especially south of the Mason-Dixon line. Temps in Raleigh soared over 95 degrees Fahrenheit both Saturday and Sunday. Not the most ideal weather for hiking, especially when you are locked in a fur coat. Fitz has …

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Return to Durant Nature Preserve

Dog-Human Hike I: Durant Nature Preserve via North entrance   A couple weeks ago we had what might be termed a ‘walkabout’ in Durant Nature Preserve near our home in North Raleigh. We expected to go for a short evening walk; but the park impressed us so much that the operation turned into a much …

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