Usually, to see frozen waterfalls in Western NC, one must go further west and up in elevation. However, on our 4th night in a row of temps in the teens and single digits here in the lower elevations, I had a feeling that our small waterfalls at the nearby Hanging Rock State Park might just... Continue Reading →
It's a rare Monday off work in January. After a busy weekend hiking, and NFL playoff games, I was feeling a little lazy today. About noon, I decided to get out of the recliner and make sure this nice 50 degree day was not wasted. It's a good thing that I live within a half... Continue Reading →
Lower Cascades, a set on Flickr.A collection shots from the numerous trips I have made to this location. This is a beautiful 35 foot waterfall in Hanging Rock State Park that requires about 1/3 mile hike that starts off through the woods, then down a series of steps, some wooden and some stone.
It was a snow flurry filled Saturday and I was itching to get out. I had decided that this day was to be my first hiking trip with waterfall pictures using my tripod and DSLR. I have taken my point and shoot along long enough, and gotten nice waterfall shots, but something is just lacking... Continue Reading →
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 →
Hanging Rock State Park just north of the triad in NC, is home to 5 named waterfalls. They are small in nature and are nothing like the much larger waterfalls that lie farther west. Several of these 5 falls dry up to merely a trickle in summer, but we had just received 1-2 inches of... Continue Reading →