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Pixel is a Plott hound and all of his friends like to hike. That's why we call it Pixel's Travels.
Oct 25: Cave Run Lake & Sheltowee Trace Northern Terminus
A hop on the Sheltowee Trace near the dam and northern terminus. Trail cleaning party was encountered just south of the terminus. I.B. Me believes that the only way to save trails is to use them. Simple but great insight.
Town Branch Trail Phase III, urban open space after capped landfill
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Jun 7: Buck Creek Trail, Cave Run Lake
Clear Creek Iron Furnace, Sheltowee Trace, Zilpo National Scenic Byway, Trail 118, Heron's nest on Cave Run Lake
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May 31: Sheltowee Trace Northern Terminus
Rowan County, Kentucky
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May 13: Swift Camp Creek, Red River Gorge
After Mother's Day flooding event where intense weather impacted much of eastern Kentucky, with 2 confirmed tornadoes just east of the Daniel Boone National Forest. Swift Camp Creek had 100-yard stretches of log jams from trees felled by flash flooding an
Appalachian Studies Association Conference. Huntington, West Virginia.
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Mar 26: Spring in Downtown Lexington
Night Lights. Flowers.
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Mar 17-23: Downtown Lexington
Sweet 16. Holy Week.
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Mar 8: Downtown Lexington
An excursion through Lexington just after a snow storm. The storm dropped about 5 inches of snow downtown and was accompanied by thundersleet in the opening hours of the event. Our humble downtown was further rocked by the appearance of country music star
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Mar 1: Chimney Top Creek and Rush Ridge
The ridges and quiet streams along the Power Loop in the Red River Gorge. This approximately 10-mile loop is the classic backpacker's overnight. With easy access to good water, great views, and lonely campsites, this is heart of the hiker's Red River Gorg
Trails from Gray's Arch to Koomer Ridge, Chimney Top Creek, Sheltowee Trace, Buck Ridge, and Pinch 'Em Tight all with a plastic lens, lofi camera phone. On the upside, my nikon now gets great reception.
Lakeview Vista, old farm near tailwater, Tater Knob Trail, Buck Creek Trail, road 918A, Tater Knob Fire Tower at sunset. Hiked up oldman Ansel to the tip-top of Cave Run Lake: Tater Knob Fire Tower. It's the hifi 4x5.
Lunch time trips to Forest Park during the North American Cartographic Information Society, NACIS, conference meeting in St. Louis. Conference site: Frontenac Hilton. Photos shot with a nifty camera phone. "Forest Park, officially opened to the pu
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Sept 1 - Oct 2: Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Cosby Camground, Gabes Mountain Trail, Bear Neck Gap, Hen Wallow Falls, Cosby Creek, sunrise hike up Low Gap Trail, Low Gap, Appalachian Trail, Sunup Knob, Mt. Cammerer Lookout, and then backdown. Clingman's Dome, Chimney Tops, Cosby Picnic Area. Overlook
Summer is slipping away and the fog creeps onto the ridge tops. Lake Cumberland is low and the campsites are forlorn. The high vistas are dry and crackle with dead pine trees. Staggering pins of trees withered by the menacing pine beetle.
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August 26: Natural Arch Scenic Area, Daniel Boone NF
Alpine Recreation Area, Natural Arch Scenic Area, trail 508, trail 510, Buffalo Canyon, Big Cutoff, Chimney Arch, Gulf Fork, Great Gulf, Cooper Creek, Spruce Creek, Natural Arch.
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Aug 9-10: Tonto National Forest & Tumamoc Hill, Arizona
Tonto National Forest, Canyon Lake, and Tortilla Flats northwest of Phoenix. Tumamoc Hill Desert Labratory, Tucson. Arizona.
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Aug 7: Mt. Lemmon, Coronado National Forest
Santa Catalina Mountains, Tucson, Arizona.
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Aug 5: Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Saguaro National Park
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July 29: John Muir Trail, Big South Fork
Leatherwood Ford, John Muir Trail, O&W Bridge, Devil's Den, Jake's Hole Overlook, Leatherwood Loop, Leatherwood Overlook, Sunset Trailhead, Leatherwood Ford, Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area.
Paris is the county seat of Bourbon County, whihch borders Fayette County (Lexington) to the northeast. As you can read on the courthouse square historical marker, the county was named in honor of French royalty after the Revolutionary War.
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June 30-July 1: John Muir Trail, Grand Gap Loop, Big South Fork
Leatherwood Ford, Big South Fork of the Cumberland River, John Muir Trail, Fall Branch, Angels Falls, Grand Gap Loop Trail, Angel Overlooks, Leatherwood Ford.
June 16-17: Laurel Fork Creek, Pilot-Wines, Big South Fork
Bandy Creek West Entrance trailhead, Laurel Fork Creek Trail, old beaver dam, Indian Rockhouse, Slave Falls Loop, Sawmill Trailhead, Bandy Creek Campground. Station Camp East trailhead, Pilot-Wines Loop, Pilot Knob, Williams Creek, Big South Fork River sw
May 27-28: Pine Mountain Trail, Pike County, Kentucky
Elkhorn City police station trailhead, pay-pond fish camp, KY-VA stateline on ridge, Elkhorn City overlook, Skegg Wall overlook, oil wells?, pea gravel quarry, Gold Fish Pond, Jefferson National Forest, Skeet Knob, back to Elkhorn City.
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May 6, 12: Town Branch, Lexington, Kentucky
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May 14-22: Bogue Bank & Cape Lookout, North Carolina
The Beach @ Mom's
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May 8: D. Boone Hut & Martin's Fork, Red River Gorge
Mar 18-19: Yahoo Falls Scenic Area, Big South Fork
Alum Ford Campground, Yahoo Falls, Yahoo Arch, Negro Creek, Alum Ford, Yahoo Falls, Sheltowee Trace. Medium format cameras used were Holga with Kodak color film and 4x5 with blue-sensitive paper negatives for an old-time look.
Cumberland Falls State Resort Park, Moonbow Trail, Sheltowee Trace, Cumbrland River, Dog Slaughter Falls, Trail 2, Pinnacle Fire Tower, Cumberland River, Hwy 90 Bridge, Cumberland Falls. Laurel County, Kentucky.
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Feb 11: Broke Leg Falls, Menifee County, KY
Broke Leg Falls is located on the eastern edge of the Daniel Boone National Forest and is a historic roadside rest during the early national highway days. The building of the Mountain Parkway interstate was the beginning of Broke Leg's decline.
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Feb 1-2: Michler's Florist and Henry Clay Estate, Lexington
Dusted off the Calumet 4x5 and took it to a hot house on a snowy February afternoon. Lexington, Kentucky.
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Dec 27: Cabela's Outdoor Retail, Dundee, Michigan
"Cabela's Dundee Retail Store is located just southwest of Detroit off U.S. Highway 23. In addition to offering quality outdoor merchandise, the massive 225,000 sq. ft. showroom is an educational and entertainment attraction, featuring a décor of mus
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Jan 6: Furnace Arch, Cave Run Lake
A warm winter day hike south of the Clear Creek Iron Furnace.