Two nights and a superb sunrise on the Bell Mountain Trail – Many years ago I read about hammock camping on Bell Mountain and the beautiful dawn vistas to be had looking out over Shut-in Creek. Ever since I read that article I’ve wanted to camp there and watch the dawn. Trip write-up: 12-minute read. 38 pictures.
Everything backpacking: our gear, trip write-ups, and individual pictures.
Big Piney Trail, Paddy Creek Wilderness – Day One – It was time for me to get out and clock up a few more miles. We first planned to visit Paddy Creek Wilderness in late December 2011, but with high winds in the forecast, we decided to go to Piney Creek instead. Somehow Paddy Creek Wilderness has not featured in our plans since then. It was time to put that right. Trip write-up: 10-minute read. 26 pictures