Category Archives: Hawk Mountain

Onward to Sassafras Mountain

It is still raining a bit after the storms last night, but it finally cleared at about 10:00 AM. I’m leaving the Hawk Mountain Shelter and beginning the climb up Sassafras Mountain. First a dip down to High Tower Gap, Then … Continue reading

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After My Nap

I woke up after a couple of hours of sleep, mainly because increased activity around the shelter. The rain had stopped, but the word of impending thunderstorms had spread in the hiking community. The shelter was full, and there had to … Continue reading

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Hawk Mountain

It rained last night. The tent worked well, kept the water out, away from my sleeping bag, and me. However, the blue tarp that I had under the tent, actually allowed the water that fell on it, along with leaf … Continue reading

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Stover Creek

I arrived at the Stover Creek Shelter at about 2:00 PM. Nobody was around, so I signed the “Trail Log” for this shelter with a message, and signed my new Trail Name, “SweetOleBob”. The Trail runs along Stover Creek for … Continue reading

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