Sketches from my first backpacking experience in Pisgah National Forest.
After arriving at noon, I was able to take in 2 very nice hikes.  Started off with Snead Farm Dickey
Hiking plans in Shenandoah National Park.
Found the ideal backpackers shovel, based on excellent amazon reviews!
Laughing Buddha has a walking stick, symbol of travels, and a large sack, symbol of treasure or troubles he has
Ganesha is the elephant-headed Hindu deity.