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    2 day's on the gorge

    The past weekend i took what was supposed to be a three day trip up to Linville Gorge with my dad as a last test run before he leaves for his AT through hike 4/4/14. Well he decided it would be a good idea to watch my sister's kids because she came down with the stomach bug the day before we left (i found out on the trail . Needless to say the bug got him on the trail and i had to lighten his pack and help him out a day early due to a fear of dehydration. I don't know many people that can hike and puke at the same time but he did it like a champ.

    This was my first trip up to LG and it took me less then two hours from doorstep to trail head so many more trips to come. What a beautiful place. Especially the water tree, best water i have ever tasted on the trail.

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    Meekin - that looked like a good trip - thanks for sharing the pics.

    I bet that just wet your appetite to get back up there.

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    Oh yeah. I want to try the northern side next time. A lot of fire damage in the south.
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    Sorry your dad got sick!

    But that looks like a great trip. Thanks for the pictures.
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    Nice looking hike. What's your dad's trail name? Will he be doing a Trail Journal? I start my journey on the AT 4/12.
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    Meekness (the meek shall inherit the earth) is his trail name. He is doing a written journal to publish later on. He's going NB on 4/4. You will prob catch him as he will be taking it slow enjoying the views etc...
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    I'll keep an eye out for him.
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    Really enjoyed the photos Meekin. Thanks a bunch.

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    Looks like a great trip. Beautiful looking area.

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    Great views of the gorge
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