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Exploring The Smokies

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Usually when out hiking, Kelly and I simply eat bars, gels, and sometimes fruit or trail mix.

However, in a change of routine, today I decided to pack a backcountry stove and #mountainhouse meal.  Not sure why, but for some reason I thought a hot lunch might be a welcome treat – which it was.

A few hours into the hike, we enjoyed a warm lunch and hot tea in the shadow of a backcountry church (denominationn unknown).

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Here in western North Carolina fall colors are in full swing, daytime temperatures are lovely, and the hiking has been wonderful during our first visit to Smokey Mountain National Park.

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2 Comments Post a comment
  1. Eugene Leonard & Sandra Lynne Martin & Captain James T. Kirk #

    Sounds interesting. However, I’ll meet you at the restaurant.

    November 7, 2018
  2. Sandy and Gene #

    I certainly enjoy your photos and comments. Keep ’em coming! We enjoyed the great Smokies, too. Denomination: unneeded! Beautiful spot to worship.

    November 7, 2018

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