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... great. We saw a
herd of cows grazing at one point, helping to keep the vegetation down. We also saw an interesting lone tree standing
near Bluff Mountain. I pointed this tree
out to Sandy as we would be able to see it from a distance much further along
in our hike. Soon, we made the easy
climb up to the summit of Bluff Mountain and then headed back down via a number
... big names from noon til 10pm Friday and Saturday, a smaller tent stage, and then a smaller yet youth stage which was lots of fun. We tended to wander a bit from one to the other, as well as back to the van which was very convenient for an afternoon beer (the event appeared to be dry), and for blankets and toques in the evening (It was very cold the first night, warmer and sunnier Saturday). There were also dozens of concessions for food, t-shirts, army ...
So I miscalculated a little bit on just how long it would take to drive the BR Parkway.
Two and a half days was not nearly enough.
Day one was fogged out in any case, but day two was gorgeous. Too many places to stop and take in the scenery. Still, a peaceful, almost zen way to travel: no traffic lights, no traffic, no 100-foot signs, just smooth sailing along quiet, open road. A few cyclists working hard up the hills. ...
... normal and didn't have much daylight to climb in. However, we did manage to get in the most important route of the whole area. " The Great Arch." It was so much fun! Stone Mountain is known for having super run out sketchy slab climbing and it lives up to it's reputation. Lee was leading and he was run out like 50 ft in the first pitch. It was nuts.
I personally love slab climbing although most dread it, but that could also ...
... 4 Brown Trout. Threw them back. Back to the house to pack up. Tomorrow we leave this beautiful place :-( Going to dinner at Bayou Smokehouse & Grill in Banner Elk. We were suppose to meet here for lunch a week ago when we first arrived, but the Wooley Worm Festival was going on and it was a madhouse in town. What a fabulous and memorable week!!!!!!!! See you soon. ...