Category Archives: Hiking

True Grit

Labor Day Weekend, 2017…Ashley decided to head down to Hollywood, Florida to visit with Austin so Cooper the grandpup was spending the weekend with us. Flagler College doesn’t take Labor Day off so Jenna didn’t come home for the weekend. … Continue reading

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The Adventurous Adventures of Lil Henz II – Appalachian Trail Edition

Jenna has been wanting to go hiking on the Appalachian Trail but finding an open weekend has been a bit of a challenge until earlier last week when ConnieLou said “Hey, Jenna has been wanting to go hiking on the … Continue reading

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The Adventurous Adventures of Lil Henz II: Chattahoochee Bend Edition

I got a wild hair to take the day off from work. I don’t typically just take a random day off but we were looking at a long weekend for the Memorial Day holiday so I decided to stretch it … Continue reading

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The Adventurous Adventures of Lil Henz II and Cooper the Pup: Pine Mountain Trail Edition

(Title and Photo Creds: Jenna Davenport) I’ve been trying to plan a spring backpacking trip on the Pine Mountain Trail for me and Jenna for a couple of months now. Ideally we’d try to go when the weather is cool … Continue reading

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Blades

Its been years since I bought a new pocket knife. Yesterday I bought three. Its not like a pocket knife is a disposable item that is intended to be replaced often. In fact, a good quality pocket knife is just … Continue reading

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On the Grid – May 2016 – The Best of Both Worlds

To keep boredom from setting in, I’m taking this On the Grid entry in a slightly different direction than past entries. Jenna wanted to go hiking. I wanted to go caching. OK, so I wanted to go hiking too. I … Continue reading

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A Quick History of Walasi-Yi

Originally posted on Mountain Crossings at Neel Gap:
Here at Mountain Crossings we answer a lot of customer questions about the history behind our shop. Its just the kind of place that seeps interesting tales and makes you wonder. For all those of…

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Goodbye YHC…

I guarantee a few folks just had a “Wait, what?” moment when they read the title. They’re wondering if I’ve gone mad and have decided to forsake my alma mater. No, I haven’t, but I thought it might be fun … Continue reading

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Back to the Bend

Chattahoochee Bend that is… Free weekends that haven’t been rainy have been pretty scarce lately. On the weekends it hasn’t been rainy we’ve either been busy with life or have been lazy and enjoying what little downtime we get. We’ve … Continue reading

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Ya Just Never Know…

Sometimes ya just never know what you’re going to find… I had to go to Gainesville, Georgia for a meeting this morning. I got into town early and had a little time to kill so I decided to take a … Continue reading

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