Charlie Klabunde February 14, 2015Posted by Jenny in bushwhacking, grief, hiking, Smoky Mountains.
Tags: Charlie Klabunde, Smoky Mountains Hiking Club, Woolly Tops
Charlie died February 7 at the age of 83. He had been a member of the Smoky Mountains Hiking Club since 1965. He contributed to the club in countless ways, ranging from production of the newsletter and the handbook to organizing the club’s photo contests to maintaining a section of the Appalachian Trail. It is a huge loss for many people. Here is something I wrote on the “Go Smokies” internet forum, when someone reported his death on that site: