Deliverance

Oceana Falls, a photo by waterfallshiker on Flickr.This is the last of the 3 waterfalls I visited at Tallulah Gorge. This one is called L'eau d'Or Falls. It is roughly 46 feet high. It will look familiar to some as the waterfall from one of the dramatic scenes in the movie "Deliverance". I haven't watched... Continue Reading →

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Tallulah Gorge

Tallulah Gorge, a set on Flickr. First time into the Gorge, I took the recommended 1.5-2 mile introductory hike that led me to several views along the North Rim at the Gorge and several of the waterfalls from way above. I then descended down the 531 steps to viewing platform across the large pool at... Continue Reading →

Bridal Veil Falls – Ga

Bridal Veil Falls - Ga, a photo by waterfallshiker on Flickr. Another beautiful waterfall in the Tallulah Gorge. Unfortunately, without the Gorge Pass, it can only be viewed from above. This shot from above does though provide a nice shot down at the beautiful Tallulah River Gorge. This one is called Bridal Veil Falls, seriously!!... Continue Reading →

Moore’s Knob Loop

Sitting just north of Winston-Salem, are the Sauratown Mountains. This small, ancient chain was once a part of the much bigger blue ridge chain that sits just to the west. Moore's Knob is the highest peak in this chain at 2579 ft. It sits in the popular Hanging Rock State Park, and is one of... Continue Reading →

Snowy Pilot Mountain Walk

"Jomeokee", or "The Great Guide" as it was once known to native Americans, Pilot Mountain sits alone in Northwestern NC. A metamorphic quartzite monadnock that stands at 2421 feet above level. It is a the shining star of the ancient Sauratown Mountain Range. The other remnants of this once great chain sit just to the... Continue Reading →

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