Smoky Mountains 2015 – Day 2

Sunrise

Smoky Mountains Day 2 itinerary:

  • Stupid early – drive to Clingman’s Dome
  • Nap in Clingman’s Dome parking lot
  • 9:00 – Hiked to Clingman’s Dome
  • Continue down the Appalachian Trail
  • Fail to find Siler’s Bald
  • 4:30 – return to Clingman’s Dome lot
  • Returned to hotel

Day 2’s itinerary really only had two items on the list:  wake up and go watch the sunrise and then hike a portion of the Appalachian Trail starting at Clingman’s Dome.  We were able to get up early enough to do the sunrise thing in spite of the previous nights minimal sleep.  I haven’t done a lot of sunrise photography, but I’m happy with the pictures I got. Continue reading