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I've been playing Ingress lately and am a little addicted right now. You guys in the old, southern cities would love this. There's lots of activity in the historic areas. Around here it is lots of driving but in the old historic districts it would be lots of walking.

I have been up to Courthouse Rock and went to Charlies Bunion yesterday. With my schedule I am not sure I'll have many more free days until the 2nd week of January but maybe something will get canceled and I'll get a day free
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I have been home with the littlest one. We are trying to figure out a weekend to go camping before I go back to work Jan 11th. But PPants just started a new job at Disney (went from being an intern to a real position) and we're not sure yet.

Actually I'm starting a new job too. And so is my sister. So vacation scheduling seems like it will be a pain until closer to the spring..

I need to get in a tent before I go back to work or I might scream!!!


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I just got back from doing on overnight loop in joyce kilmer.....

Route was----windy gap trail>nichols cove trail>slickrock creek>campsite near the creek>ike branch trail>hangover lead north trail bck to car.....

Ran in tiki......

Also....on way back on tale of dragon saw a guy get run over by a motorcycle and that driver being thrown over handlebars.....

More later....
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Gotta love the Hellbender.  I am waiting for an MRI on my knee.  Can just walk a mile or so on flat land.  POOPIES :(

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Haven't been in a tent since July.  Sufferring deprivation.  Many family obligations.

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I haven't been in a tent since HOTB, but I've been to Paris.  :;):

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Paris, Kentucky?
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I haven't been in a tent since HOTB, but I've been to Paris.  :;):

Same here except the Paris part. I've done a couple day hikes but no tenting.
Hoping to hike up a 10 mile section of the Chattahoochee tomorrow if the weather holds out. Actually a 5 mile out and back.
The weather in Georgia has been amazing and is about to go bad.


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Camped on the Chatooga last night.
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The weather in Georgia has been amazing and is about to go bad.




Likewise here in Tennessee and over into north carolina.......

The last two weekends, ive been hiking in shorts and tshirt.......
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Likewise here in Tennessee and over into north carolina.......

The last two weekends, ive been hiking in shorts and tshirt.......

Its been so great. I was hoping for a shorts wearing Christmas again.
Heavy rain/thunderstorms tomorrow with a cold front behind it.
Oh well, it was good while it lasted. Spring will be here before too long.


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Paris, Kentucky?

Something like that.  :;):

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Its been so great. I was hoping for a shorts wearing Christmas again.
Heavy rain/thunderstorms tomorrow with a cold front behind it.
Oh well, it was good while it lasted. Spring will be here before too long.

It has been hot, humid, and muggy here. 80's in December? Ughhh. I can't see the golf course in my back yard because of all the fog. I can't go outside for more then 5 minutes without sweating. No sunshine either this week, but no rain.

I want it to be colder!!! Send that cold front my way.


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Im looking out of the window now and just hoping I wont have to cut the grass soon and yeah in Dec! Did a car camping overnighter with the tarp and hammock down the road here at Charlie Elliott a couple of weeks ago, just had to get that campfire smell on me! Then we all caught the flu round here and I had enough time and got bored enough to youtube all the bigfoot sightings in Ga (Hey NO snickering, its entertaining try it!) Want to do the Pine Mt trail soon, just because Ive never thru hiked it and I live in Ga, so I feel like its the law or something. :)
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Got out to Savage Gulf about a month ago for a two nighter and Mammoth Cave before that.  But nothing since.  Wouldn't mind some semi-cold weather camping, nothing crazy though.
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Work, work, work. I can't buy a day off.  :(
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Does "hiking" in the Magic Kingdom count? My last hike was in the Gorges State park in NC in October. Damn family-centered holidays. I'm planning a "Christmahanukwanzakah" relief hike Jan 5, after all these awful obligations are over with. I'll be five miles from the DuPont State Forest next week, for four days. But my wife said (loosely translated), "If you take off and go hiking and leave me with your bleeping relatives I'll cut off your bleep and shove it up your bleeping bleep". So no hiking for me. Maybe I can take my relatives up looking glass rock, give her the credit card and point her towards the nearest outlet mall?

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Well, lets see.....

date place miles

1/28/2012 chickamagua battle field 4 Sonny and Lacy
2/18/2912 chickamagua battle field 8.46 Sonny and Lacy
3/4/2012 conasauge river trail 4.75 Sonny and Lacy
3/11/2012 chickamagua battle field 9.11 Sonny and Lacy
3/18/2012 chickamagua battle field 8.4 Sonny and Lacy
4/1/2012 Thatch road 5.6 Sonny and Lacy
4/14/2012 chickamagua battle field 8.56 Sonny and Lacy
4/22/2012 chickamagua battle field 9.5 Sonny and Lacy
4/29/2012 chickamagua battle field 8.5 Sonny and Lacy
5/11/2012 catoosa ridge 6 Sonny and Lacy
5/12/2012 catoosa ridge 8 Sonny and Lacy
5/19.2012 chickamagua battle field 8.5 Sonny and Lacy
5/28/2012 Iron Mountain 11.5 Sonny and Lacy
6/9/2012 Sylco Creek 14.7 Sonny and Lacy
6/17/2012 Sumac Creek 14.1 Sonny and Lacy
8/12/2012 chickamagua battle field 9 Sonny and Lacy
9/19/2012 Cataloochee 10.7 Sonny and Lacy
9/20/2012 Cataloochee 17 Sonny and Lacy
9/23/2012 chickamagua battle field 9 Sonny and Lacy
10/7/2012 Iron Mountain 12.6 Jack and Lacy
10/13/2012 County line trail Cohutta's 9.6 Jack and Lacy
10/14/2012 Iron Mountain 11.5 Jack
10/20/2012 chickamagua battle field 9.1 Jack and Lacy
10/21/2012 East Cowpen Trail Cohutta's 6.9 Sonny and Lacy
10/26/2012 Iron Mountain 11.9 Jack and Lacy
11/3/2012 Rice Camp Trail 8.5 Jack and Lacy
11/11/2012 chickamagua battle field 12 Sonny and Lacy
11/17/2012 county line trail Cohutta's, horse shoe bend, rice camp 13.5 Jack and Lacy
11/18/2012 chickamagua battle field 9 Sonny and Lacy
11/24/2012 chickamagua battle field 9 Sonny and Lacy
11/25/2012 Sumac Creek 13.4 Jack and Lacy
12/1/2012 chickamagua battle field 9 Sonny and Lacy
12/8/2012 chickamagua battle field 10 Sonny and Lacy
12/9/2012 Dry Creek 14.7 Jack and Lacy

We're headed to Cloudland Canyon sometime this month as well as Big South Fork for New Years....


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Did some dayhikes at Fall Creek Falls (TN) over Thanksgiving, but that's been it lately.

Cajun's trip was obviously Paris, TN. :p


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Believe it or not, I have been to Paris TN. Nice lake but the lodge sucks. Not a lot to do there if you don't have a boat.
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