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Jun 21, 2013 - Rocky Knob on the Way to Grayson Highlands

This past weekend was our big annual trip to Grayson Highlands State Park. We left from the Triangle area in the late morning and started making our way towards the Virginia highlands. To break up the drive and get a little hiking in on Friday, we stopped on the way at Rocky Knob Recreation Area off the Blue Ridge Parkway. Normally when I come here, we hike the Rock Castle Gorge Trail, a strenuous 11-mile loop that runs from the gorge up to the parkway and back. But we didn't have enough time for that today, so instead we hiked the Black...

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Dec 9, 2012 - Sunday drive to Floyd

From home in the Blue Ridge Mtns of Virginia ... Sunday, December 9, 2012 Another busy week and even busier weekend has come and gone. I had my last Christmas craft show yesterday at our local elementary school just a few miles from our house. It was so nice to not have far to drive, both for the setup on Friday and the show itself on Saturday. The show itself went fairly well, although I had hoped to do better this year than last, but I think my sales were about the same. I am somewhat relieved to have all the shows behind me. My local and...

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Nov 1, 2008 - Sharp Top

Best view in Virginia - Saturday, November 1 Beside our campground at Peaks of Otter (no one is sure how it got that name) there is a Visitor Center, and stopping at the Visitor Center we discovered there are several attractive things to do here. One is a half mile hike to see Cascading Falls, and the other is a trip to Sharp Top. Sharp Top is a very symmetrical and very pointed mountain peak that overlooks the Visitor Center. You can hike to the top, a climb of several thousand feet, or you can take a bus most of the way up and just hike...

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2008 Keys 2 Canada



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