Looking for places to train in the Southeast, I received a really good suggestion to check out Panthertown in southern North Carolina. John joined me for several hours of fun - here he is checking out the map before getting going:
Hmm, a powerline cut, maybe I should train a little on that...
Looking for a "way through" the thorny plants:
Not so certain how useful this is, but it was a good reminder of some of the less-nice places we have gone orienteering:
The woods had low thorny vegetation, but it was easier than the powerline (especially with orienteering gaiters - or jeans).
Lower down near the creek we found a jungle of rhododendron and some really neat trails through it:
Reminded us of hiking in Hawaii!
The waterfalls were pretty:
John heading over for a better look:
Or maybe some sunshine:
Another good day in the woods.