Hawksbill, Linville Gorge, North Carolina
 

Hawksbill, Linville Gorge, North Carolina

The view from Bernard and Mimi's summer home in the mountains.

The view from Bernard and Mimi's summer home in the mountains.

Linville Gorge

2006-04-23 11:26

Hawksbill
Linville Gorge, North Carolina

USA Grand Tour 2006

The "Hawkbill" trail, leading up to the peak of the same name. The rock outcrop at the top gives the peak the silhouette of a hawk's bill.

The "Hawkbill" trail, leading up to the peak of the same name. The rock outcrop at the top gives the peak the silhouette of a hawk's bill.

Linville Gorge

2006-04-23 11:57

Hawksbill
Linville Gorge, North Carolina

USA Grand Tour 2006

View down the gorge from Hawkbill.

View down the gorge from Hawkbill.

Linville Gorge

2006-04-23 12:26

Hawksbill
Linville Gorge, North Carolina

USA Grand Tour 2006

Looking the other way.

Looking the other way.

Linville Gorge

2006-04-23 12:26

Hawksbill
Linville Gorge, North Carolina

USA Grand Tour 2006

Me, standing on the rock outcrop.

Me, standing on the rock outcrop.

Linville Gorge

2006-04-23 12:35

Hawksbill
Linville Gorge, North Carolina

USA Grand Tour 2006

A picture of my hosts in Charlotte, Mimi and Bernard Clarke.

A picture of my hosts in Charlotte, Mimi and Bernard Clarke.

Linville Gorge

2006-04-23 12:36

Hawksbill
Linville Gorge, North Carolina

USA Grand Tour 2006

Mountain shrub in bloom.

Mountain shrub in bloom.

Linville Gorge

2006-04-23 12:45

Hawksbill
Linville Gorge, North Carolina

USA Grand Tour 2006

Some orchids on top of the Hawkbill peak.

Some orchids on top of the Hawkbill peak.

Linville Gorge

2006-04-23 12:50

Hawksbill
Linville Gorge, North Carolina

USA Grand Tour 2006

Another view down the gorge.

Another view down the gorge.

Linville Gorge

2006-04-23 12:54

Hawksbill
Linville Gorge, North Carolina

USA Grand Tour 2006

Linville Falls. The water is usually clear, but rainfall had brought with it soil, making the waters muddy. In addition, the stream was also about three times the size it would have been on a dry day.

Linville Falls. The water is usually clear, but rainfall had brought with it soil, making the waters muddy. In addition, the stream was also about three times the size it would have been on a dry day.

Linville Gorge

2006-04-23 15:30

Hawksbill
Linville Gorge, North Carolina

USA Grand Tour 2006