Bruce Cannon (Bear Ninja/Silver Buffalo) - Lead Guide

Bruce lives in Columbia, SC and holds the following certifications:



Bruce lives in Columbia, SC and is a long-time Scoutmaster. He maintains a section of the 76 mile-long Foothills Trail in South and North Carolina. He can start a fire with one match in any weather and can name nearly every tree and flower on the trail.


Bruce has guided the following trips:

  1. Great Smoky Mountains NP, Apr 2011
  2. Great Smoky Mountains NP, Apr-May 2012
  3. Rocky Mountain NP, Jul / Aug 2012
  4. Georgia Appalachian Trail Primer, October 2012
  5. Cumberland Island NS, GA, Feb 2013
  6. Great Smoky Mountains, Apr/May 2013
  7. Foothills Trail, SC Oct 2013
  8. Great Smoky Mountains NP, NC April 2014
  9. Isle Royale NP, July 2014
  10. Pine Barrens, NJ Oct 2014
  11. Foothills Trail, NC/SC, Mar/Apr 2015
  12. Great Smoky Mountains, NC/TN, May 2015
  13. Cumberland Island NS, GA, Feb 2016
  14. Great Smoky Mountains NP, NC/TN, Apr 2016
  15. Great Smoky Mountains NP, TN/NC, May 2017
  16. Foothills Trail, NC/SC, Jun 2017
  17. Acadia NP, ME, Aug 2017
  18. Shenandoah National Park, VA, Sep 2017
  19. Great Smoky Mountains NP, LeConte Lodge, NC/TN, Oct 2017
  20. Cumberland Island NS, GA, Feb 2018
  21. Redwood National Park, CA, June 2018
  22. Acadia NP, ME, July 2018
  23. Great Smoky Mountains NP, NC, April 2019
  24. Appalachian Trail Primer, GA, Oct-Nov 2019
  25. Cumberland Island National Seashore, GA, Feb 2020
  26. Southern Highlands Waterfall Day Hiking, SC/NC, May 2021
  27. Great Smoky Mountains NP, NC, Trip 1, October 2021
  28. Great Smoky Mountains NP, NC, Trip 2, October 2021
  29. Cumberland Island National Seashore, GA, Feb 2022
  30. Great Smoky Mountains NP, LeConte Lodge, NC/TN, Apr 2022
  31. Foothills Trail Thru Hike, NC/SC, Apr 2022
  32. Southern Highlands Waterfall Day Hiking, SC/NC, June 2022
  33. Acadia NP, ME, July 2022
  34. Crater Lake NP, OR, August 2022
  35. Arches NP, UT, September 2022

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