Hiking to the Occoneechee Mountain Overlook and Brown Elfin Knob

I’ve hardly been there in the past few months due to the closure of the Overlook — over which there were health concerns due to the large crowds gathering there in the early days of the pandemic. … More Hiking to the Occoneechee Mountain Overlook and Brown Elfin Knob

Hiking Dunnagan Trail at Eno River State Park after Unseasonable Spring Tornadoes

Everywhere around me was new life, bursting forth in a profusion of neon green that forced me to squint at times. As I went, I wondered how anyone could prefer the lifeless confines of a city to the priceless paradise that is wilderness. … More Hiking Dunnagan Trail at Eno River State Park after Unseasonable Spring Tornadoes