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Apr 8, 2016 - It's Winter Again

It was an early morning start to try and catch sunrise at Clingmans Dome in Great Smokey Mountains National Park. The only problem is that somebody forgot to tell the weatherman it was spring. After an hour drive to the Oconaluftee Entrance at Cherokee, NC I ran into a barricade and signs saying US 441, the route to Newfound Gap and Clingmans dome was closed due snow and ice conditions. While I was waiting, 2 snow plows moved through the roadblock and a Park Ranger stopped and said they had 3 in. of snow at Newfound Gap, elevation about...

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2016 Winter Trek