What a great new set of trails at sharp ridge and views outstanding ! Thx app mt bike club for making these cool trails. It will help clean up area from "seedy characters "
Then after hike got to take two buds to lunch w Con Hunley at Littons
I won a package at Thompson Cancer Survival Center " games on " event
Winter time is the perfect and safest time to "off trail" hike. But I only venture out on these old man ways w a pro like Mountain Man Glen Cantrell. He lived close to entrance if Greenbrier as a boy and worked all over this park as fire ranger in his younger years. At 84 he still can lead us on a 8 mile jaunt on the other side of the little pigeon river He found 1 very remote cemetery and our lunch stop was close to old settlers trail on this side man way. Dolly Parton great grandpa is buried there w a clear tombstone Good hiking buds and a few CAK teachers really enjoyed this "glen Cantrell special " today
Team work team camaraderie are keys to success. Our biggest winner team all are busy folks w jobs families and other commitments but are determined to show up to support each other. This in turn is helping keep them on track to getting healthier while dropping wt and times in races. I'm so proud of them all !!
We picked 10 folks including some media folks like Wbir Darin Erin While we said jan 1 was main date to start training they were eager to get going. They have pass to fort sanders health and fitness center where we held pre test and they are hitting some spin classes there. They hook up w biggest loser Joe mitchell who is helping me coach We met for first KtC health shoppe training session last week.
Anyone can join us and 95 plus were at Eddies health shoppe to walk jog or run 3-6 miles. Talking afterwards is big plus for group success and we chatted at barns and noble afterwards
I can check their blogs etc on www.covenanthealth.com/biggestwinner
4 hike buds & 2 dogs took off from parking area at old white guard gate off OR turnpike. The main gravel trail led uphill and was a pretty & pretty steep nice trail for hiking biking and running. At the top u can see out and pass a blue water tower. We kept going as we were talking so much we missed trail on left we planned to take called Gallagher trail. We looped back to it 45 minutes later. It is narrow pretty path thru the woods and easy.
We came out on another gravel road close to a quarry and went left and ended up mile 1/2 later on turnpike close to our cars. I am excited to go back w my mountain bike as it looks pretty non technical and "doable" for my fit fun buds I went on www.outdoorknoxville.com. To find link to trails