Cove Creek Falls & The Surprisingly Beautiful Set of Cascades Along The Way

January 1, 2017, another New Year upon us and another opportunity for some memorable New Years Hikes.  Following the trend of the past few years, I set out for some "new to me" falls. There is no better place to look for new falls than on the "Carolina Mountain Club's Waterfall Challenge 100" list that... Continue Reading →

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The Dills…Dill Falls & Upper Dill Falls

   The popularity of the waterfalls along or close to NC Hwy 215 has grown tremendously over the last decade.  The stretch of highway 215 between US 64 near Rosman, and the intersection with the Blue Ridge Parkway is famous for the waterfalls at the Living Waters Ministries, Courthouse Falls, and the somewhat lesser known... Continue Reading →

Setrock Creek Falls – June Quick Hike

For prints, please click here: Setrock Creek Falls - Fine Art America .    I visited Setrock Creek Falls recently, on the same deary day that I visited Roaring Fork Falls. These 2 waterfalls are usually always visited together as they are both off the same turnoff from NC Hwy 80. While Setrock Creek Falls is considerably... Continue Reading →

Ice Falls Day Trip 2015

I nearly missed this opportunity!  As we suffered through one of the coldest periods in recent memory, wonderful photos of normal waterfalls transformed into unique ice sculptures, carved only by the fastest of the moving waters began to show on Social Media everywhere.  I had a Sunday all set up to get out into the... Continue Reading →

Catawba Falls – Construction Zone

It's late November now and all the leaves have all fallen. The beautiful, brilliantly colored landscapes of a few weeks past have become a dull brown & gray, symbolic of winter. Thanks to some early season "Polar Vortex" action, it has also felt more like the middle of January. There won't be many more waterfall... Continue Reading →

The Waterfalls of Gragg Prong

I have wanted to visit the waterfalls of Gragg Prong for awhile now.  This hike has been a long time coming! This is my 3rd attempt to drive up to the Wilson Creek Wilderness to hike the waterfalls of Gragg Prong this summer. My first 2 resulted in rain and thunderstorms that were heavy enough... Continue Reading →

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