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Local knowledge

The hike up to John Rock in Pisgah National Forest is a favorite of mine. It’s a five-mile loop with an elevation gain of 1000 feet and the payoff is the picture you see above. “The choices we make lead up to … Continue reading

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A small view of a big world

“It suddenly struck me that tiny pea, pretty and blue, was the Earth. I put up my thumb and shut one eye, and my thumb blotted out the planet Earth. I didn’t feel like a giant. I felt very, very … Continue reading

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The view

After 750 feet and about an hour and a half of climbing this was my view Sunday afternoon;   What you are looking at is Looking Glass Rock on the right from high atop John’s Rock in the Pisgah National Forest. … Continue reading

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