The Blackwater Canyon Trail

Trip Distance: 10.5 Miles Trip Difficulty: Easy (from Thomas - Hendricks; sustained uphill from Hendricks to Thomas) Gear used: Mountain Bike, Camelbak Location: Tucker County Trip Date: June 20, 2011 To access the trail and enjoy a gentle downhill ride, drive to Thomas, WV and take Douglass road. Follow the road and after it crosses... Continue Reading →


Lion’s Head Rock in Dolly Sods

I'll be posting various trips that I've taken, and after this post, they'll be chronological starting from June of 2011. Here's my trip to Dolly Sods and Lions Head Rock. May 10, 2014 Trip Distance: 12 miles Trip Difficulty: Easy to Strenuous Gear used: Redwing hiking boots, CamelBak pack and 2 liter bladder, Topo Map,... Continue Reading →

A Formal Introduction

Hello, fellow travelers! My name’s Nicole and I’m a 20-something adventure guide working in the mountains of West Virginia. I’ve gotten several requests on Instagram lately to start a beginner-friendly adventure log and that’s what I’m aiming to do. This space will include everything from adventures I’ve taken, trails I’ve read about, clothing and gear... Continue Reading →

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