joyce kilmer-slickrock wilderness area

  1. BJett

    Early Fall in the Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness Area

    October 10-12, 2015. Western North Carolina. This was my 4th trip to this southeast gem and it did not disappoint. This area is some of wildest left in the southeast and that tends to draw bear and boar hunters in droves in October. We forgot to wear orange but no one was mistaken for Yogi...
  2. BJett

    Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness, Part II

    Back to the jewel of the southern Appalachians, with a first timer in tow. I love sharing this place with other wilderness lovers, it exceeds their expectations every time. This trip I took the crew up to the 5200' Hangover, a 360 degree view that you have to earn to see...there is no easy way...
  3. BJett

    Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness Area

    “The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.” ― John Muir The Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness in North Carolina might be the best backcountry escape in the southeast. The views from up high on the Hangover rival anything in the Smokies, and Slickrock Creek's waterfalls...

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