28 Jul '14, 6pm

Hiking: Carvers Gap + The Balds

Hiking: Carvers Gap + The Balds

This past weekend closely mirrored the previous weekend. A date night on Saturday was followed by a few hours of hiking on Sunday! (I can’t tell if that’s a look of misery or bliss on Sadie’s face. Let’s go with awkward bliss, mmmkay?) Sunday’s hiking adventures took us all the way to the Appalachian Trail! Ryan previously did some hiking with two of his friends on the Appalachian Trail and spent some time hiking on the trail close to Carvers Gap . We decided to park in the lot at the base of the trail and complete an out-and-back two-hour hike late Sunday afternoon. We are hoping to hike Roan Mountain in the future, but for Sunday’s hike, we followed the trail in the opposite direction and hiked The Balds, a series of treeless mountaintops that offer expansive panoramic views of the Appalachian Mountains. I went into this hike with no expectations and was blown away. Trut...

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