Hiking Kayaking

Time To Get Out Of Town

A nagging neck injury and a series of weekend obligations have kept me on a short leash this summer but thanks to some good chiropractic care and a break in other obligations, I found myself with an opportunity to hit the road.  Originally looking at heading down to Southport and doing some kayaking in the


Blue Ridge Parkway

Although this is filed under “Hiking”, it’s mostly a driving trip. I took off Friday afternoon and headed up toward Waynesboro with no particular plan. Reaching the northern entrance to the Blue Ridge Parkway, I began driving south hoping to camp at the Otter Creek Campground around mile marker 60. After stopping to photograph the


Rocky Mount Loop – Shenandoah National Park

A week of 100 degree temperatures got me longing for the mountains. Even if it wasn’t going to be significantly cooler, at least I would have a view. So I pulled out my copy of “Day & Overnight Hikes in the Shenandoah National Park” by Johnny Molloy and started flipping pages. I chose the Rocky