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Pictures of Gary Allman — If you don’t see me in one of the pictures below it means I’m featured in a picture in the post.
There go my backpacking plans – Things started to get a bit surreal as it dawned on me that I was the “Cardiac Emergency” just announced on the hospital PA system. Five-minute read, 2 pictures
Sitting on the top of the bluff – It’s a six-and-a-half mile hike from the trailhead to the bluffs overlooking Beaver Creek on the western edge of Hercules Glades. I’ve been wanting to get a nice sunset picture from here for ages. One-minute read, 3 pictures
The Hunchback of Hercules – While hiking west on the Pilots (Tower) Trail to the bluffs I was caught by a thunderstorm. Finally a real chance to try out my rain poncho! It worked fine, but with the temperatures up in the mid eighties it was hot and humid with it on. One-minute read, 2 pictures
Oops! I walked into a plate glass window. No real damage done, and luckily there was no one around to witness me doing it.
At my computer. 4 pictures
Taking a break – Catching my breath on the long climb back up to the tower.
Lunch Break at The Falls – Gary and The Falls on Long Creek at Hercules Glades – And no, I wasn’t tempted to take another shower. 6 pictures
He didn’t, did he? – Yes I did. I decided that it was one of those things that if I didn’t do it, I’d regret it later. 2 pictures
Wet Feet Hike – The full write up of my recent hike. I was determined to get out on a couple of free days no matter what the weather was. The forecast was for rain and as it had been raining a lot the past few days I was expecting the trails to be wet. 16-minute read, 48 pictures
At the Cab – A quick selfie with the cab as I start the final lap of my trip.
About to start part two of my ‘Four Days, Three Nights, Two Wildernesses’ hike.
One down and one to go – This isn’t an ordinary trip. I wanted to get a few more miles under my belt, so I came up with the idea for my ‘Four Days, Three Nights, Two Wildernesses’ hike. Here I am back at the trailhead at the end of the first part. 2 pictures