Monthly Archives: March 2017

“The curious place name dates to 1929 when Charlie Conner was hiking with outdoorsman Horace Kephart, photographer George Masa, and others along the high divide. When they paused for a rest on the rocks, Conner took his boots and socks off, exposing a bunion or two that rivaled the surrounding stones. Eying Conner’s feet, Kephart […]

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This is that moment just before the sun peeks over the horizon. This was taken from the mountain LeConte at Myrtle Point, arguably one of the best locations in the southeast to see the sunrise. Do make your way here if you can.

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I’m just going to sit this thought here. The concept of “divide and conquer” has been utilized in controlling humans for thousands of years. I’m sure you’ve all heard the term before, however lets take a moment and look at it’s definitions. divide and conquer (or rule) phrase of divide 1. the policy of maintaining […]

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“Do the spirits of Cherokee warriors haunt the peaks and ravines of the Shaconage, their name for the “mountains of the blue smoke?” Is Tsistu’yi still the home of the Great Rabbit, chief of the rabbit tribe, or did he retreat in confusion when the white man bestowed the name “Gregory Bald’ on his home? […]

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Hydrated potassium aluminium sulfate trail doesn’t have the same ring to it as Alum Cave, even though I suppose you could call it that since it’s named after the mineral compound that was mined here.

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