Mount Rogers Pictures Up

June 11, 2007 at 1:09 pm 5 comments

Bill C, Jimmie and I had a great time with our backpacking trip.  The rhododendrons were in full bloom and we had perfect weather!  I hope to write more later, but for now Mount Rogers Hiking pictures can be found on my Flickr site.  Some of my favorites:


Off of Crest Trail


A pony greets salty Bill


Rhodo buds off of AT at Wilburn Ridge


Rhodo bush with rhodo-covered hillside in the background


Herd of ponies at Massie Gap


View from a rock at Rhododendron Gap.  It looks like trees standing in a pink stream.


Looking northbound on the AT at Massie Gap


Jimmie on a rock.  A rhododendron covered hillside in the background

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  • 1. Katie  |  June 11, 2007 at 6:35 pm

    Beautiful horses.

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  • 2. geekhiker  |  June 11, 2007 at 9:37 pm

    Wow, these pictures are beautiful! I so wish I was hiking with you!

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  • 3. tgaw  |  June 12, 2007 at 1:45 pm

    @Katie– Yeah they were very pretty and quite tame. I was worried about them being aggressive towards the dog or the dog being aggressive towards them. It turns out the two species pretty much ignored each other. In the middle of the night, the ponies even took a shortcut through our campsite– not a single peep by the dog. Also unlike the ponies at Assateague Island, these had absolutely no interest in our food. We had no Dorito snatching incidents.

    @geekhiker– Thanks! It is only a matter of time before it is my turn to be jealous of you. For example, your Cooper Canyon pictures look pretty darn awesome. 🙂

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  • 4. Poverty Creek and the Advantage of Green « TGAW  |  April 2, 2008 at 10:12 am

    […] more difficulty getting my fix. If my favorite color was pink (Sorry Ann), I would have to wait for June when the rhododendrons bloomed. If my favorite color was purple (Sorry Carolyn), I would have to wait for the trilliums and wild […]

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  • 5. RMF  |  December 20, 2008 at 9:38 pm

    You have a nice way of writing. found it all to be quite interesting and informative!

    Reply

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