Month: July 2020

July 30, 2020

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Lynn and I debated what to hike today, long hike or drive to waterfalls, or shorter hikes… I finally decided. To the top of Table Rock, the guide said it was strenuous and plan for 5 hours as it gains 2000 feet from the start.

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After last night’s thunderstorms all the creeks were flowing nicely.

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As we climbed, it started getting foggy.

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But when we reached Governor’s Rock it had cleared up. I heard voices below us while we rested and Lynn was reminded I have a competitive side, we had gotten an early start and I wanted to be the first to summit today.

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Back on the trail and back into the fog.

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The overlook on Table Rock

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I love fog, but not after hiking for 2.5 hours for an overlook. After a quick lunch, we started back down (it’s an out and back)

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I bushwhacked down to the creek to see this water feature.

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Pumpkintown is on teh far left, I still haven’t seen Table Rock (it’s behind the clouds)  ; )

 

July 29, 2020

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Table Rock State Park in South Carolina. Once I arrived, Lynn and I decided to do the short Carrick Creek Trail which starts with Carrick Creek Falls.

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You can even crawl behind the falls.

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About a mile into the hike it started pouring, neither Lynn or I brought protection for the iPhones so we went back to parking lot, got plastic bags and since we were already soaked, we started again.

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it is a very pretty hike, even in a rain storm.

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It stopped raining long enough to take a couple of pictures.