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Finding A Balance Between Social Media & Nature | Hiker Thoughts

In a time where “do it for the gram” or “pics or it didn’t happen” is an often-spoken phrase, whether in jest or not, there’s always an undertone of seriousness. As someone situated in a community of people who value the escape the outdoors provide while also being fully entrenched in the social media generation… Continue reading Finding A Balance Between Social Media & Nature | Hiker Thoughts

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Black Balsam to Mount Tennant Loop Trail Summary

Hiking Stats: Hike Length: 6.4 miles Elevation Gain: 1,168 ft Difficulty: Moderate One of the most well-known and popular hikes in North Carolina is without a doubt Black Balsam. With the trail head easily accessible by a paved road, and the summit only one mile into your hike this mountain draws a crowd! The last… Continue reading Black Balsam to Mount Tennant Loop Trail Summary