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LBL Top of North South Trail Trip

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Distance: 11.0 miles


An 11.4 Mile Hike on the North/South Trail south from the North Welcome Center
  • A Beautiful View (Tent in the Distance)
  • Maggie & Campfire at Sunset
  • Mist At Bedtime
  • The View Out the Front [Tent] Door
  • "C'mon Dad, let's go!"
  • Towards the North/South Trail Via Canal Loop
  • Making Our Way Thru Moutain Bike Country
  • 1 Mile In
  • Sharp Bend With A Beautiful View
  • 2 Miles In
  • 3 Miles In
  • Traffic Jam on the Way Out
  • 4 Miles In
  • 5 Miles In
  • Yellow Markers Lead To Night Rider Spring
  • Night Rider Spring Shelter
  • Night Rider Spring
  • 6 Miles In
  • 7 Miles In
  • The Sun Is A Welcome Companion On The Way Out
  • Approaching SR58/FR114
  • 8 Miles In

This trip was originally planned as a confidence building trip prior to attempting the 27 mile southern part of the North/South Trail over this very same Columbus Day weekend.  From the North Welcome Center, the hike will head south through the most populated portion of the North/South Trail.  As usual, the target was what Maggie and I hoped will be a beautiful lakeside beach.  This target campsite is south of Pisgah Bay just south of the Birmingham Ferry Recreational Area.  RESULT: a perfectly beautiful sand beach.  (Most beaches on KY Lake are gravel.)  THE LAST TRIP OF THE YEAR WAS THE BEST.  (Isn't that how it's supposed to be?)

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