Pinnacle Mountain

Most of the time when we talk about hiking in South Carolina, we hear about hiking Table Rock. While Table Rock trail is great, we think that Pinnacle Mountain trail is the hidden gem in Table Rock State Park. You start out on the approach trail which will take you...

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Hiking with a small dog

If you are wondering if you can take your small dog hiking with you, the answer is YES! When we first starting hiking, we were nervous about taking our 4 lb shorkie, Meg, on the trail with us. But then we decided we wanted to start backpacking more, and we attempted...

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Looking Glass Rock

Looking Glass Rock is one of the most iconic views in North Carolina. It is perfect for climbers and hikers, alike. But don’t worry, these two outdoor groups rarely meet on the trail because they use different areas of the mountain. This trail is located off of...

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Top Ten Hiking Essentials

When planning for a hike, whether a day hike or a backpacking trip, it is important to make sure you pack all of the essentials to keep you safe in the outdoors. Here are the top ten hiking essentials (in no particular order): Navigation (map and compass) It is always...

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Our First Backpacking Trip

Preparing to backpack At the beginning of 2017, we decided that we wanted to take our hiking adventures to another level with backpacking. We began to do some research on the items we would need - a tent, stove, bigger backpacks, sleeping bags, sleeping pads, etc. We...

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Stone Mountain

Dupont State Forest is known as a mountain bikers paradise, but there are a few hidden hiking gems in this area. One of those hidden gems is Stone Mountain. While we would love to keep this trail a secret, we know it is just too good not to share. One of our favorite...

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Black Balsam/Tennent Mountain

Views, views, views… if you are looking for gorgeous views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, then Black Balsam is the trail for you. The trail starts by immediately climbing up the Art Loeb Spur trail. While it is a bit of a climb, it is only half a mile and there are...

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Why We Created Amble Guide

    Hi! We are Jeremy and Kristin, an adventure loving couple and the owners of Amble Guide. A few years ago, we decided to move from Fort Worth, TX to Greenville, SC to be closer to our families. One of the things we loved about Greenville is that we were...

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Falls Creek Falls

Falls Creek Falls, which is part of Jones Gap State Park, is one of the hardest trails in South Carolina, but the views of the waterfall are worth it. The trail immediately begins to climb uphill and there are not many level spots to offer a break from the elevation...

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Leave no trace principles

One of the things that every hiker, whether beginner or experienced, needs to know before exploring the outdoors are the 7 Leave No Trace Principles. These principles were created to provide outdoor enthusiasts with guidance to enjoy nature with the least amount of...

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