Time Travel Through the Smokies Like a Pro-Fun Park Adventures for the Entire Family

As part of Wilderness Wildlife Week, with slides and personal narration, Jeff Alt will share stories, insider tips to plan your own family adventure in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park.  He will share historical stories, how to avoid crowds, gear tips, and some of the most engaging adventures for the entire family. Based on the award-winning book series, The Adventures of Bubba Jones: Time Traveling Through the Great Smoky Mountains.

Which hiking water treatment option is right for you?

I filmed this video exploring three modern water treatment options for hiking. You will only live for a few days without water. In the US, even the cleanest streams and lakes are contaminated with protozoa such as Cryptosporidium and Giardia which our eyes can’t see. Untreated water can make you very sick. There are more methods of treating water then I discuss in this video. But, the treatment options discussed are proven, easy to use methods that will help keep you safe from waterborne illness.