Dolly Sods Wilderness: Lions Head Loop Day 2 – Part 2

Continued from Day 2 Part 1 The moist forest was home to various mushrooms. Yellow Patches I believe this is a Yellow Patches, Orange Amanita, or Amanita flavoconia, mushroom. These mushrooms grow June-November and are not edible. However, it was a bit difficult to identify the mushroom for certain because it is not fully grown […]

Shenandoah National Park: Upper White Oak Canyon Trail & Appalachian Trail Loop Part 1

Since we are running out of new trails to go to in Shenandoah National Park, this week we plotted a course that is not recorded in any books/ on any websites. We did a 10-mile loop starting at Skyland Resort’s parking lot, crossing Skyline Drive to the White Oak Falls trailhead parking lot, going down the Upper […]