Fall Color

It's been a beautiful year for autumn color, at least where I live.  The transition has been a slow crescendo.  Where some years everything just turns brown and falls, this year we've got a great mix of colors.  The first good windy winter storm usually cleans everything off the trees, but the weather has been…Read more Fall Color

Apple Orchard Falls

Continuing the theme - Apple Orchard Falls is a 200' tall cascade on the west side of the Blue Ridge near the Peaks of Otter, in VA.  It can be reached on a 1.6-mile (each way) hike down from the Sunset Fields parking area on the Blue Ridge Parkway.