2008 Old Guy Trip to North Carolina

Destination: French Broad River near Marshall, NC  Our travel schedule as planned: Depart Friday, October 10th, 2008 - early AM. Return late afternoon Monday October 13th.  We: Base camped next to the French Broad River in tents. This location is a development where our host, Fred, has purchased some property.  We day hiked in the mountains of NC and TN including a short section of the Appalachian Trail and some urban hiking in Asheville.Some of the meals we ate to keep us energized:Breakfasts including Waffles and Pancakes. Trail lunches of cold cuts and self assembled gorp. Friday and Sunday evening dinners (following Root Beer or similar by the rivers edge each night and hanging in the hot tub): Dutch oven lasagna one night and BBQ Chicken and shrimp the other. Alfresco dinning in Asheville on Saturday night (we ate at the coolest pizza place called the Mellow Mushroom...). 

Enjoy a few pictures from our trip (click on the thumbnail to get the big picture!)!





Maybe you should consider joining the old Guys for their next adventure..