This view is out the back window of our lodge
Out the back of the lodge again
Biking the 11 mi Cades Cove Loop Road in the National Park
An old (working) mill in the Cades Cove community
HDR Mill in Cades Cove
Beginning the hike up to Chimney Tops in the National Park
Path on the left, streambed on the right
Red-cheeked Jordan's salamander, only found in Great Smoky Mountains NP
Just in case you were wondering
Near the top of Chimney Tops trail, just before we had to start climbing rocks to go on.
Going up to the summit
Pausing for a moment on a ledge just before the top
From near the Chimney Tops summit
Note vertical wall to Ian's left
Reaching the highest point on Chimney Tops!
Birds of prey wheeling below!
Climbing down Chimney Tops
From the Chimney Tops summit
From the Chimney Tops summit (real sunbeams)
HDR from Chimney Tops summit
Pan from Chimney Tops summit, very postprocessed
Going back down again
Stream at the bottom of Chimney Tops trail
Chimney Tops from a pullout on the road. We hiked and climbed up to the top of the 2nd peak from left. The 1st peak on the left is the projection in the picture with the birds of prey soaring around below us.
Chimney Tops from the road
Looking out the rear window of our lodge near sunset
Dawn out our back window.
Tiny appearance by the Moon in upper left
Panorama from our lodge
Out our lodge window at dawn
Out our lodge window near sunset
Out our lodge window