Tuesday, November 18, 2008

A vicarious hike up Mt. LeConte

Today is going to be a cold one in the Smoky Mountains region. Some parts of the southern Appalachians are expecting even more snow today in the upper elevations. The Mt. LeConte Lodge website is reporting that there are already six inches of existing snow on the ground above 4000 feet!

Clingmans Dome Road remains closed as a result of snow and ice as well.

I know a lot of people don’t like hiking in the cold weather. I don’t blame you. For those of you who still wish you could be out there hiking, maybe you could take to the trail vicariously for a couple of minutes with a good video.

Below is a short video from our hike up Mount LeConte from earlier this summer. Hopefully this will whet your appetite for better weather in just a few short months.....



If you’re looking for more information about hiking the Alum Cave Trail to the summit of Mt. LeConte, please click here.

Jeff

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1 comment:

ERA In The Smokies said...

Thanks for the video! We love the Smokies!