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May 3

Dragons Tooth- April

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The freshest time of year to be out hiking is early spring. Landscapes become a lush green and flowers begin to bloom all over. The Dragons Tooth hike starts on a spur trail at parking and connects with the Appalachian Trail at Lost Spectacles Gap.

 

Though the trail is over 2 miles all up, many vistas along the way make the hike amusing. A great camping area exists at the ridge gap about half way into the climb. Make sure you have good footwear for the final climb to the summit, it's almost nothing but rock.

 

Crossing a small stream at the trail's base

 

 

Camping at Lost Spectacles Gap, Appalachian Trail

 

The scen while starting the tough rock climb to summit

 

Rocky road headed toward the top

 

The view from the rock slab, first completely open vista

 

The Appalachian Trail slices up the rocky slab- yikes!

 

Don Defreeze atop a "Dragons Tooth"

 

 

The view looking to the left from the "Dragons Tooth"

 

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