Posts Tagged: Hiking

Recipe – Good 4 U Energy Bars

This is a favorite of the RITS staff and keeps us energized through the cold winter season. This wholesome, homemade treat is especially yummy with some hot chocolate around the campfire. 2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats 1 cup sliced almonds ½ cup sunflower seeds ½ cup wheat germ ¼ cup brown sugar, packed ½ cup… Read more »

Winter hikes in the Great Smoky Mountains

Tuesday, November the 8th was the official kickoff of Winterfest 2011 in Pigeon Forge.  As I watched the event, I started thinking about the changing weather and how soon snow would be returning to the mountains.  Winter hiking in the Smokies offers great views of snow-covered forests, frozen waterfalls and more.  Here is a guide to some… Read more »