where the trail passes closest to L.Wolf's house
where the trail passes closest to Baltimore Jack's house
There was an Old Man with a owl,
Who continued to bother and howl;
He sat on a rail, And imbibed bitter ale,
Which refreshed that Old Man and his owl. . WOO <Audio
King's mt. is where the battle took place. On their way there, they went over yellow mt gap. They camped right below Overmountain shelter next to the creek.
I've camped there a couple of times in the winter. I've seen scout troups there in winter, with some of the boys not having proper cold weather gear. I usually tell the scoutmasters that if they head down into that little valley, it feels about 10*-15* warmer. I wonder if any of those scouts saw any ghosts?
dmax has it right. That's why it's called the Overmountain Shelter. I believe there is an historical marker in the gap about the event.
That's my dog, Echo. He's a fine young dog.
666 shelter, it was new but it just felt weird there..
It was an old post, from before the newer rules went into effect.
sky meadows state park's campground, south of Paris gap. alone on a sunday night, confederate dragoon john mosby and his raiders haunted my camp that night. i swear to god i heard horses galloping, huffing and puffing, neighing. havent been back since.
also, various blue blazes in SNP off AT. south fork moorman river trail out of jarman gap, there are ruins scattered about in all the right places that seem palatable for settlement. a large flat grassy plain in between the rampart walls of Turk mtn and Bucks Elbow mtn, you can feel its presense before you arrive. hiking the trail for the first time, its was eerie and surreal, i was stopped dead in my tracks by something out of peripheral; a boxwood tree. normally boxwoods are short shrubs, theyre native to england, but here in the middle of SNP in this flat little plot of land with boxwood trees growing. fifteen feet high, their matte green shade stuck out amongst an early springtime forest. startled, i walked closer off trail, and a foundation presented itself to me, and i had a cold sweat, a chill down my spine, and a dry taste in my mouth. i was standing at someones doorstep and i got spooked.
and def anytime after passing a pissed off bear that didnt want to move to let you keep down the trail.
One night near Hogpen gap some martians landed their UFO and I took a ride to Kahtadin! Quickest thru hike I ever did!
"Something hidden. Go and find it. Go, and look behind the Ranges. Something lost behind the Ranges. Lost and waiting for you . . . Go!" (Rudyard Kipling)
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I spent the night in Wapiti Shelter alone in March, 2000. In the middle of the night, I hear a vehicle very close to the shelter (the AT crosses an old woods road about a quarter mile south of this shelter). I was scared. I thought it was that guy that murdered those two hikers as he was out by then. Then I thought 'Whatever happens happens'. I didn't get bothered that night but that shelter and Cove Mountain gave me the creeps more than any other.
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