Wednesday, May 31, 2017

2017-05-27 Linville Gorge Wilderness Rock Jock Hike

Linville Gorge Wilderness Area
Rock Jock Hike with Matt and Kitty
Burke County, NC
  Sunshine Trail, Rock Jock Trail, Zen Point, Zen Falls, Razors Edge, Razors Edge Falls, The Gnomes Crack, Razors Edge Point, Sunshine Point, T-Shirt Point, Mossy Canyon Falls
Saturday, May 27th, 2017


 Linville Gorge Panorama from Sunshine Point


Matt, Kitty, and I got together for a hike along the Rock Jock Trail in the Linville Gorge Wilderness area of North Carolina.

The Linville Gorge is one of the most rugged hiking destinations in the Carolinas!  We were at it for over 7 hours and only hiked about 5 miles!  Of course we did spend a lot of time photographing and soaking up the amazing views!
GPS Track of our Hike


Here are a few photos from our adventure!


view of the Razors Edge from Zen Point

 On the Razors Edge

Kitty and Matt

Razors Edge Point

view from Razors Edge Point

 Lots of Mountain Laurel Blooming

 Kitty on Sunshine Point

Cell Phone Selfie

 Soaring above the gorge

 Matt and Kitty

 Lizard along the trail

Kitty taking a nap near the end of our hike

 Blooms along the trail

The Southern Terminus of the Rock Jock Trail

The complete set of photos is posted here:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/8146392@N05/albums/72157681508574073

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