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... too tired to get any of the other waterfalls along Thompson. He decided to set up his hammock, while I headed down to Waterfall #1 on Thompson River. I had never been to this one before and for being on Thompson River, it was pretty easy. And it’s a pretty nice waterfall too! I was glad I made the quick detour here. I also saw some tiger swallowtail butterflies puddling along the river bed. I hiked back up to the main ...
... was going to be before
we set out. 90 minutes later he came back shaking his head. He walked
through spider webs, past a dodgy trailer park, over fist sized rocks
which could twist an ankle and the Falls ended up to be a township
and maybe a small river area with no obvious waterfall and not a
beautiful place to stop and admire nature. Child whining averted! It
rained a lot all day so we spent time in the RV and activities area
... camping site and the trail started to head steeply up, departing from the creek. And it sure was steep, gaining over 1000 feet of elevation in a mile or so. When we finally made it to the top, we stopped at another campsite and ate lunch here. A break in the trees provided views of valley below and Lake Santeetlah in the distance. From here, we got on Haoe Lead Trail (#53) and headed east. We had planned to take the short ...
... another great days riding fantastic roads of Western North Carolina. Bob,Tom,Dave and John have all been prepping their Kim Enduro bikes or as they call them over here Dual Sport as we are all going out for a day of trail riding I'm not sure how many are going as there are some more of Bob's friends joining us in ...
Once back at Bob and Jude's is was not long before the booze was out and the table full of food.Wednesday 27th May
We all headed off for a ride today the sun was shining and the forecast was good, first stop ...