Hello to all of HF,
I have been considering many trips for my week off in July. I have considered the following:
AT / BT Loop 55 miles
Loop in the smokies around 40 miles
Linville Gorge Loop (not made yet)
Heres my predicament. The AT/BT loop appears to be not so much a wilderness experience, with a powerplant, roads, and at least on the AT section, walking on roads and whatnot. When i go into the great outdoors, i always seek a wilderness experience. In addition to this, the trip is a bit long for my little brother who will be taking his first hike with me. I don't want to push him.
So the Linville gorge seems to offer everything i want as well, yet more remote, more serene. I need you gorge rats to recommend me loops. Im not aware of any shuttles that can be utilized in the gorge, if you are, let me know.
Create my Linville gorge loop!
Loop must be less than 40 miles in total. Thanks everybody.