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Discussion: Ecosystems

in: BorisGr; BorisGr > 2016-09-02

Sep 9, 2016 6:04 PM # 
Dolly Sods sounds beautiful. Looks like it is just north of Blue Ridge Mountains. Are ecosystems similar between the two places? I believe that Blue Ridge Mountains were some of the first mountains I ever saw in this country, on that road trip to Florida with you and Guy back in high school.
Sep 10, 2016 1:26 AM # 
Yeah, I remember taking a detour through Shenandoah NP, but I think we were headed to Alabama for a VOC A-event at Oak Mtn.
Sep 10, 2016 1:28 AM # 
Was I on that trip?
Sep 10, 2016 1:33 AM # 
No. The one you were on was to FDR SP in GA in 1997. Where we tormented poor Boris with alarm clocks... :-D
Sep 10, 2016 2:39 PM # 
Guy, it's totally possible that we saw Shenandoah NP on a trip to Alabama. My memory fails me sometimes.
Sep 11, 2016 1:37 AM # 
@j-man: We took a detour into Great Smokey Mtns NP. Surely you remember how cold and icy it was up at Newfound Gap -- but just cold back down at lower elevations.
Sep 11, 2016 2:09 AM # 
That part I remember well. I also remember barely dodging an alarm clock thrown at my head and smashing an apple into Boris' hair.
Sep 11, 2016 5:47 PM # 
BTW, 20 years later, it looks like the GNC will be back at FDR...
Sep 12, 2016 12:29 AM # 
You have to really try to get to Dolly Sods. It's not on the way to anything.
Worth the detour though!

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