Pines Country Inn
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... and they are powered by a 4-cylinder, fuel injected GM car engine called an Ecotec motor. I took some pictures so you can see for yourself what they look like. Road and Track Magazine says this about the Slingshot. "It's weird, it's wacky, and it looks like something Spider-Man might ride. That's the $20,000 Polaris Slingshot in a nutshell."
In most states these things are considered motorcycles which means the driver (rider?) has to have ...
... toast, bacon, sausage or ham, and a waffle. All for the low price of $6.89. Now that, folks, is a deal. It probably doesn’t have the endorsement of the American Heart Association, but I still like it. Cheryl, of course, can’t have anything here, but she came prepared with her own fare. I enjoyed what I had, and I ate it all. (With the exception of the toast, which I requested they not make.) I will now be good for another 8 ...
... to Toms
Spring Falls. First, we got some pictures from the road, then climbed
up the rocks and got some pictures up close. Then we backtracked a
short ways and turned right to get on Daniel Ridge Loop Trail (#105).
Initially, the trail is quite steep as it ascends to the top of the Toms
Spring Falls via a couple switchbacks. Then it leveled off a bit,
following Toms Spring Branch upstream. The trail varied from mostly
level to a little steep, but ...
... so that vegetation was wet. Dan had a machete and chopped away at some of it, but it did little to help. The trail crossed the forest road a couple of times and after about an hour and a half, we made it to the summit of Pilot Mountain. Although there were still quite a few clouds in the sky, we were actually higher than most and had some nice views over the mountains from up here. We stopped here for a ...
... condition of this second road. The Forest Service recommends 4WD, though hiking the road, it seemed doable for a 2WD vehicle. It was about 0.6 miles to the end of the forest road, where three paths split off. First, we took the one to the right that lead steeply up a hill and then leveled off. Along here, we saw some Indian Pipe alongside the trail. This interesting plant is all white - no green - and is not photosynthetic, but rather parasitic, ...