Sitting at 3,514 feet, Mary's rock is an incredible rocky climb but the spectacular views are so worth the effort.
SOYLAMAR pondering on the challenges of the Appalachian Trail, Shenandoah Mountains, VA
The hike up to Birds Nest from Thornton pass the day before proved to be difficult and long, but in retrospect a "cake walk" compared to what we had in store for day two of our adventure.
Review of our visit to Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge, near Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.
Cape Lookout National Seashore and Lighthouse, North Carolina (images taken in 2003)