Clingmans Dome – An Appalachian Trail Icon

Clingmans Dome rises to 6643 feet as the tallest peak in the Smokey Mountains and the third highest east of the Mississippi River. At Newfound Gap off of 441, the parking lot will be the end of this road that meanders across the mountain for 7 miles. This drive in itself offers breathtaking views and … Continue reading Clingmans Dome – An Appalachian Trail Icon

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Randolph Trailhead #202 Sipsey Wilderness

He said "It took me forever to walk out of there. I thought I was going to die!". That was my impression of what to expect when I first visited the Randolph Trailhead located in Alabama's Sipsey Wilderness within the Bankhead National Forest. This area consist of approximately 25,000 acres near Moulton. It is known … Continue reading Randolph Trailhead #202 Sipsey Wilderness