Life Below Zero on NAT GEO Wild

Love this show! Recently came across it while mindlessly (yes I do this on occasion) surfing the channels. It highlights the lives of people living in the most remote parts of Alaska during extreme weather conditions. Winter as cold as 60 below and during the spring as winter melts away. I am mesmerized by their …

An EPIC Hiking Adventure up Mt Le Conte

My husband Cullen and I recently took a  trip to the Smokey Mountains. Our goal was to do some serious hiking. Well, we achieved that goal!    Today's Blog highlights our hike up to the Mt Le Conte Summit. Elevation 6593. Click here for info Mt Le Conte  6.7 miles up and 6.7 miles back …

Ramsey Cascades Trail: kicked my butt!

My husband and I decided to go hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains and chose the Ramsey Cascade trail. Click here Ramsey Cascades to learn about this beautiful waterfall and the trail to it. The whole trail up and back is 8 miles.  We started out on the first part of the trail thinking, "this isn't so …