Oct 04, 2021Mores Branch – Hercules Glades Wilderness

Mores Branch. Copyright © 2021 Gary Allman, all rights reserved.

From the map, I could see it was under a mile of bushwhacking to get to Mores Branch. The hollow is steep but there was a point where a ravine ran into the hollow that looked like it would offer a good way down. I had studied the aerial photographs of the area and it looked like this section retained water year-round. What I found confirmed this. There was plenty of fish despite the lack of rain this summer. The water was running but not the highest quality, it needed some good heavy rain to flush out all the silt that was accumulating.

The ravine was filled with jumbled-up rocks and downed trees, and not worth trying as a route down, but I found a relatively low spot nearby and got down to the creek to explore, get water, have lunch, and look for a nearby campsite.

This picture turned out to be one of a fairly decent stereo pair.

Mores Branch. Copyright © 2021 Gary Allman, all rights reserved.

Copyright © 2021 Gary Allman, all rights reserved.

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