fruitflower asked:

Five hikers had to be rescued from Bluff mountain a mile and a half from Lemon Gap. Hope you're doing much better than they.

Ahh I heard about this! They weren’t thru hikers, just out for spring break. Sounds like they weren’t ready for the snow. It has been pretty brutal, especially in this area. A few thru hikers I know were stranded near Gatlinburg when the snow hit. We were able to get off the mountain in time, but the rangers had to pull a few off.

Really hope everyone stays safe out there.

hikeat2014
hikeat2014:

This is what we hiked in yesterday! 

- Wees

My fellow hiker and friend, Wees, snapped this one yesterday. (They’re good people if you’d like to follow along!)We had to hop off the trail yesterday because of the snow. Road is still closed so it looks like we see going to have to zero in Gatlinburg. Hopefully things warm up tomorrow! And hope the other hikers can get off the mountain, if needed.

hikeat2014:

This is what we hiked in yesterday!

- Wees

My fellow hiker and friend, Wees, snapped this one yesterday. (They’re good people if you’d like to follow along!)

We had to hop off the trail yesterday because of the snow. Road is still closed so it looks like we see going to have to zero in Gatlinburg. Hopefully things warm up tomorrow! And hope the other hikers can get off the mountain, if needed.