Danny Giraldo

  • Stargaze at McDonald Observatory

    So, you’re in West Texas (or driving in from out of state) and maybe you’re bound for Big Bend National Park--because why wouldn’t you be? If you’ve budgeted your time wisely, you may have already planned for stops, but whether you have or not, co...

  • Hike to Jacks River Falls (via Beech Bottom Trail)

    This hike begins at the Beech Bottom Trailhead (off Big Frog Rd, accessible by way of Hwy 411 and a few other roads) and quickly rolls elevation, diving deep into the Cohutta Wilderness.  After a series of switchbacks, the trail crosses the Georgi...

    9 miles