"Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop away from you like the leaves of Autumn." - John Muir |  made it to Charles Bunion from Newfound Gap at last #northcarolina #mountains #smokies #greatsmokynationalpark #hiking #goforahike #visitnc #raleighite #tarheel

"Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop away from you like the leaves of Autumn." - John Muir | made it to Charles Bunion from Newfound Gap at last #northcarolina #mountains #smokies #greatsmokynationalpark #hiking #goforahike #visitnc #raleighite #tarheel

'Blessed is this life and I'm going to celebrate being alive' | this view was worth the 1.7mile up a mountain grueling hike. Halfway to Charles Bunion! And amazingly I have service up here  (at Great Smoky Mountains National Park)

'Blessed is this life and I'm going to celebrate being alive' | this view was worth the 1.7mile up a mountain grueling hike. Halfway to Charles Bunion! And amazingly I have service up here (at Great Smoky Mountains National Park)