Wake to a sunrise over the Blue Ridge Parkway, enjoy breakfast in your suite or on your private balcony/pation and just relax enjoying your whirlpool tub for two, your steam shower for two, a picnic, onsite massage, smores at the campfire by the pond and a walk to our overlook to watch a sunset over Clingmans Dome.
Hiking the AT, it’s one of those things lots of people talk about doing—that is, if it wasn’t for the kids, job, mortgage, automobiles, in short, the so-called myriad responsibilities binding them to the concrete geographical realities of hearth and home.
I move with fluidity and efficiency, like an animal. Each breath of the cool, thin air offers a little awakening, and I can feel my body assimilating oxygen molecules. They feel charged. Like the air’s equivalent of whitewater. I set my steps to the rhythm of my breath.