Charles Bunion Loop Backpacking Trip Video

August 08, 2015  •  Leave a Comment

My View Charles BunionMy View Charles Bunion Hey everyone!  I just finished putting together a video of a trip to Charles Bunion Outcropping on the AT (Appalachain Trail) .   The trip started with a long drive Thursday night to Newfound gap in the Great Smoky Mountains national park.  We got there about 12 mid-night and slept in the car and got up and saw the sun rise.  We hiked the AT northbound until we got to the "Jump Off"  which is about 2 miles in and 1/2 mile off of the trail and it had great views.  We then hiked the rest of the way to Charles Bunion where we ate out lunch and enjoyed the view.  After lunch we connected just past Charles Bunion to Dry Sulice Gap Trail and took it South until meeting the Grassy Branch Trail that we took to Kephart Shelter .   All in all about 8 miles.  The shelter housed about 8 campers that night and when we awoke there was rain and thunder.  We waited for an hour for the thunder to stop before we started hiking in the rain.  The temp was in the mid to low 50's and rain and uphill for about 4 miles.  Along the way we came upon 3 small waterfalls.  We made it back to the AT and hiked back to Newfound Gap parking area that was full of people.  Just put together the video of  this trip and you can go to it with this link.  Please check it out and tell me what you think.


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