Hiking to the Heights
This is the second post of a two-part series offering personal insights into hiking on the Appalachian Trail through the Smokies. It is my intention to make planning your thru hike or long section hike through this part of the AT a little easier by letting you know what to expect from the shelters and the trail, focusing on what you will see and what you do NOT want to miss while you are here. Part One: Fontana to Newfound Gap can be found here. This northern section of the AT through the…
Ramsey Cascades - Hike to Ramsey Cascades in the Great Smoky Mountains
Ramsey Cascades: Details for the hike to Ramsey Cascades in the Great Smoky Mountains, includes trail description, key features, photos, map, elevation profile.
En-route to Ramsey Cascades. Ramsey Cascades is the tallest waterfall in the park and one of the most spectacular. Water drops 100 feet over rock outcroppings and collects in a small pool where numerous well-camouflaged salamanders can be found