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2 days ago

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hiking
8 days ago

After breaking away from the other trail heads his hike is STEEP. Not the easy hike I was looking for. After gaining the altitude at the beginning the hike becomes easy but that first part was a steady climb. On the way back I took the West Bluff Trail which gave the best views off the hill.

hiking
1 month ago

My first time on this trail I discovered that the loop is not idiot proof and I ended up coming out back at my car but in the neighborhood at the top of Weatherly Rd but the second time I hiked it I successfully made it back to my car but I also came across deer twice on Smokerise Trail. This will definitely become one of my favorite go to hikes. The uphill portions felt like a good workout for my cardio.

This trail is nice. Not too many people and it's peaceful. There are several little streams where my dog can drink so that's nice. Not too many bugs other than grandaddy long legs. Sometime you can see a doe with fawns on sugar tree.

This trail is a good one that I do on a regular basis. There are several good lookouts, especially near the power line. Good trees for eno hammocks and I see people relaxing up there pretty frequently. My dog likes this trail a lot too.

hiking
1 month ago

I like the view on this trail. You have to take Certain Trail to get to it. I take it on my way up to the radio tower and then take Vernadoe back down which makes a loop between 4 and 5 miles. Once I saw a black widow on west bluff but it left me completely alone. They're very non aggressive so I wouldn't worry about them.

hiking
2 months ago

Loved it. Great scenery and its a good way to exercise.