Month: October 2017

Oct. 22, 2017

(Photo by Jay Capers)

I headed to Moore County for a road ride with friends then stopped at Bear Creek Trails in Robbins for a hike. #44 #52hikechallenge

(Photo by Jay Capers)

My series, Clay taking pictures of things got an upgrade, no more cell phone as Clay upgraded to the Sony A6000

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Oct. 21, 2017

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Today was supposed to be my first cross race of the year, but I am under the weather, so I stayed home and did chores. I started with a oil change on Deb’s car, as I drove it to warm it up, the brakes were squealing, so next up brakes, then I waxed half her car, mowed the grass, replaced a door handle on the Land Cruiser and worked on the bikes. It’s less work to race bikes!

Oct. 16, 2017

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Since Deb and Sam weren’t with me last weekend, I wanted to share Valle Crucis and the original Mast General Store.

Hike #43 Crab Orchard Falls

(Photo by Jay Capers)

The color from last week was gone. Not a great weekend for finding Fall colors, but 2 more nights sleeping in the Flippac, 3 hikes, a bike ride and time with the family and no TV, still a great weekend!

 

Oct. 15, 2017

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A sign along a morning bike ride on gravel and dirt roads.

(Photo by Jay Capers)

Then off to find a waterfall I looked for before, but didn’t get to.

Thunderhole Falls – Hike #42

(Photo by Jay Capers)

The trail to the falls is unmarked and requires a little bush whacking.

(Photo by Jay Capers)

But worth the effort.

(Photo by Jay Capers)

This is only the top, it has a lower fall section too.

(Photo by Jay Capers)

Remember the bushwhacking part? This is the climb up, I don’t know if we could have made it without the rope!

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after the hike we went driving looking for color and dirt roads. Old NC 105 follows a ridge and includes this overlook of Linville Gorge at Wiseman’s View.