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My mission is to get people out of their cars, into the woods and hiking.

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Hemphill Bald in the Smokies  - Summer Hiker

July 30, 2014

2014-07-30GRSMHemphillbaldBethKimme 008A.jpgWe have to be grateful for every trail we can access in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. With extreme budget cuts, some park facilities were closed last year.

But this year, Heintooga Road is open.  I didn't waste time in getting up to Hemphill Bald, the premier hike from Polls Gap to the bald in Cataloochee Ranch.

Today, Beth and her friend, Kim, came with me. It was a new trail to Kim, who lives in Birmingham, AL, and comes up to Western North Carolina occasionally.

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