Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Brief Trip

Blue Ridge Valley

We went up to the Blue Ridge Parkway this weekend. It was a brief trip for a couple of reasons. First, it was a last minute idea and we got a late start. Second, portions of the parkway were closed south and north of Asheville where we got on the parkway. I had heard there had been an accident south of Asheville where a car had slide off the edge of the road and fell 80 feet down the mountain. We knew about that closure which is why we decided to go north instead. However, that route was closed as well after only two scenic overlooks. The area had gotten some snow the day before and there were patches of ice on the road. It was still a nice afternoon excursion. The colors had not hit their peak yet, maybe in a couple of weeks they will be better.


Pixel Peeper said...

Beautiful colors!

(Color me jealous!)

Craig Lee said...

Thanks, Pixel Peeper.

(Color me appreciative.)