Hanging Around at Hanging Rock

Hanging Rock State Park, NC ***SUMMER RE-RUNS: Brian and Sylvia are currently off having new adventures. In the meantime, please enjoy this re-post from spring 2018*** **We have added Hanging Rock State Park to our list of the Best Hikes in the Carolinas. It is also a featured notable hike near Raleigh, Winston Salem, Greensboro …

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A Sharp Hike to Sharp Top Mountain

Sharp Top Mountain Hike, Virginia ***SUMMER RE-RUNS: Brian and Sylvia are currently off having new adventures. In the meantime, please enjoy this re-post from early spring 2018*** **We have added Sharp Top Mountain in the Peaks of Otter Recreation Area to our list of the Top Ten Hikes in the Southern Appalachians V 1.0. If …

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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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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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