Brasstown Bald, the highest point In Georgia. The mountain elevation is 4784 feet above sea level. The term bald refers to a mountain which has an unobstructed view in all directions as is the case for Brasstown Bald.
rhododendrons were in full bloom.
UPDATE: Suzi correctly identified these as Indian Pipes, see link for more info on this strange plant without chlorophyll. This one was not opened up but the link show what they look like after opening.