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Hercules Glades Wilderness

I Never Tire Of This View – View from the glades looking northwest. [1 picture]

A Quick Diversion Off-Trail – I had hoped that there would be more water running over these stepped falls, but this is what there was. [1 picture]

At the Cab – A quick selfie with the cab as I start the final lap of my trip. [1 picture]

Another Frosty Night – It dropped to 23°F (-5°C). Camped near ‘Cab Creek’. [2 pictures]

Small Falls on ‘Cab Creek’ – These falls might be small, but they were making a lot of noise. [1 Picture]

About to start part two of my ‘Four Days, Three Nights, Two Wildernesses’ hike. [1 picture]

Winter sunset, Long Creek, Hercules Glades Wilderness.

Winter Sunset, Long Creek, Hercules Glades Wilderness. [1 picture]

Falls on Long Creek. We camped near here May 29, 2011. [5 pictures]

Small Falls on Long Creek – It was good to see water running in Long Creek. [1 picture]

Icicles on Long Creek. [2 pictures]

Three Days Solo Backpacking in Late January – The weather had turned warm, and the recent snow had disappeared, so I headed off to Hercules Glades with the intention of spending some more time contemplating Life, The Universe, and Everything. [Lots of words and 16 pictures]

Fall In The Forest – Hercules Glades. [3 pictures]

Gary Allman on the Pees Hollow trail at Hercules Glades Wilderness.

Dressed for chilly weather [1 picture]

Fall Carpet – On the top of a ridge I came across this vista of leaves. [1 picture]

Dutchware Chameleon hammock with winter cover, and Hammock Gear Tarp and Econ Incubator 10° Under quilt. Hercules Glades Wilderness.

Sunday – Time to head back. [2 pictures]

Boiling water on a Trangia alcohol stove. Titanium wind screen, and Toaks 850ml cook pot.

Lunch – Making a hot drink on the trail. [2 pictures]

On the Pete (Pole) Hollow Trail heading North. [1 picture]

Saturday Morning – Packing up Camp [5 pictures]

Camouflaged hammock on the side of a hill. Hercules Glades Wilderness.

Camped on a Hillside [1 picture]

Glades! Glades on the Upper Pilot (Devil’s Den East) Trail. [2 pictures]

Dutchware Gear Chameleon Hamock with winter cover, and Hammock Gear tarp and underquilt. Hercules Glades Wilderness. November 2018.

Friday Morning – And not a soul for miles around. [1 picture]

The start of my trip – Lots of crunchy leaves on the trail. [1 picture]

Self portrait of Gary Allman at the junction of the Pilots and Pole Hollow trails, Hercules Glades Wilderness. November 2018.

Hercules Glades Backpacking in November. Van problems forced me to select a nearby trail for a late fall break. Another visit to Hercules Glades was on the cards. [53 pictures, lots of words and one short video]

Another Trip To Hercules Glades – Testing my new tarp and underquilt. [40 pictures and many words]

Coy Bald Trail Panorama – views to the east and south. [2 pictures]

Pees Hollow, Counter-clockwise For a Change – The last time Ginger and I went backpacking together was in August 2017. For this trip, Ginger chose the trail — Hercules Glades Wilderness, Pees Hollow trail, and I chose the route — Counter-clockwise. [14 Pictures]

Looking Across the Glades – Pees Hollow Trail. [1 picture]

Gary and the Truck Cab on the Pees Hollow Trail. [3 pictures]

‘Cab Creek’ [1 picture]

That’s One Way to Get Ginger to Laugh. [1 picture]

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