Weekly Photo Challenge – Ascend

The Chimney Top trail in The Smoky Mountains National Park. Several years ago on our first visit, we were unable to reach the very top of this trail due to the weather.  As you can see it was foggy and the stone was very slippery from the light mist that had fallen all day.   We…

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Weekly Photo Challenge “Reward”

Although there are many I could pick from, this photo quickly comes to mind when I think of reward.  After a long and strenuous hike we were not only rewarded with the beautiful mountain views but also this surprise rainbow.  In addition, the storm stayed to the north of us so we were able to…

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