Just another beautiful morning on Beech Mountain! One of my favorite features of the DJI Mavic Pro is that you can rotate the camera into portrait mode while it is in flight and then shoot super high resolution panoramas. This photo captures exactly 360° to the pixel.
If you'd like to visit Beech Mountain this fall for leaf season or this winter for ski season, check out Slopeside!
The famous Linn Cove Viaduct wraps around Grandfather Mountain. It was the last stretch of the Blue Ridge Parkway to be completed in the 1980s and was an engineering marvel of its time. If you look closely at the ridge of Grandfather Mountain, you can see the suspension bridge that connects two of the peaks.
This image was captured while filming my entry for the 2017 Triple Aught Design Fall Film Festival. If you haven't watched and voted for my short film, I'd really appreciate it if you did! It takes five seconds and there's no registration required.
In keeping with my post from yesterday, here's a mid-afternoon drone photo from the mountains. If you haven't watched the short film that I submitted to the 2017 Triple Aught Design Fall Film Festival yesterday, you can check it out here... and don't forget to vote (please!).
Beech Mountain is known for it's unique roundhouses. These are sitting on curvy Ski Loft Road, which snakes along one of Beech Mountain Resort's ski slopes. The house in the middle with the unstained wooden deck belongs to a friend and former guest or ours at Slopeside. He and his family visited Beech Mountain and fell in love with it just as we did and quickly became part-time residents of the highest mountain town east of the rockies.
This was my alarm clock yesterday on Beech Mountain. The mile-high sunrises are spectacular up on the mountain. It pays to be the highest town east of the Rockies, as the fog rolls through all of the valleys below.
There's one major paved road that loops around Beech Mountain. Most of the other roads are gravel or dirt and they branch off from the loop road, often leading higher and higher until they disappear into a mountain meadow or brook. If you have a capable off-road vehicle, exploring the unpaved trails is one of the best ways to spend a day that I can think of.
This photograph was captured with a DJI Mavic Pro drone.