Snakes, Snake Bites, and How to Avoid Them

If you spend enough time outdoors on the trail, it won’t take long to come across a snake. The good news is, even though many people are terrified of snakes, chances are pretty low (less than 0.2%) you will ever be killed by one. Although snakes can be found when out exploring almost any month […]

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Printable Birkhead Wilderness Map

For those of you that don’t have a GPS or just like carrying a paper map, I created a printable map of the Birkhead Wilderness that contains most of the trails and a few points of interest. Open it here:  Birkhead Wilderness Map View more on the Birkhead Wilderness here.

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Linville Gorge Wilderness

Date of Adventure:  9/28-30/2012 Type of Adventure: Backpacking & Camping Total Distance Backpacked: 7.2 miles Location:  Linville Gorge Wilderness, Burke County, NC Those in Attendance: Luke Teague, Christina Voncannon, Daniel Luther, Ashley McMasters If you are looking for a challenge, STOP HERE. You found it. They don’t call it the “Grand Canyon of North Carolina” for nothing. […]

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