Blackstock Knob on MST- Saturday, July 20

07/20/2013 9:00 am
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Join the NC High Peaks Trail Association for a hike across Blackstock Knob on the Mountains-to-Sea Trail on Saturday July 20th. This high-elevation hike offers spectacular views of the Asheville Watershed and the Blue Ridge Parkway.

NC High Peaks Board Meeting, Friday July 19

07/19/2013 9:00 am
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Please join us at 9 AM on Friday, July 19 for our monthly Board Meeting.  All members and visitors are welcome.  Location: Appalachian Java on West Main St. in Burnsville.  Come share a cup of coffee and see what we're up to!

Rhododendron Gardens Stroll - Sunday, June 23

06/23/2013 1:00 pm
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Join the N.C. High Peaks Trail Association for a leisurely stroll through the rhododendron garden at Roan Mountain this Sunday, June 23. Roan is famous for its dazzling display of colors, and the plants should be around their peak.
 

Isom Mine Hike- Saturday, June 15

06/15/2013 8:30 am
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The historic Isom Mine under Celo Knob will be the destination of a NC High Peaks Trail Association hike set for Saturday, June 15. This is a nine mile loop hike that starts and ends at the Weller Cabin on Cattail Creek Rd. near Pensacola. Hikers can expect a 2000 foot elevation gain over single track trail and old logging roads over the first three miles, spectacular views from the mica mine, followed by a gentle descent along an old railroad grade for the return trip.

High Peaks Trail Maintenance Day on Saturday June 8

06/08/2013 8:30 am
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Please join us on Saturday, June 8 for our monthly trail maintenance day.  This time we will be lopping and weed-eating the Upper River Loop Trail at Black Mountain Campground.  Early in April we cleared the trail of downed trees but our warm, wet spring means the weeds are growing fast!  Meet on the north side of the Burnsville town square at 8:30 AM or at Black Mountain Campground around 9 AM.  Contact John for more information at: johnwhitehouse@nchighpeaks.org

Roan Mountain Hike - Sat. June 1

06/01/2013 8:30 am
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North Carolina Hike Peaks Trail Association will celebrate National Trails Day, Saturday, June 1, with a five mile Roan Mountain hike. This is an out and back hike along Grassy Ridge from Carvers Gap. Featuring spectacular 360 degree views, the hike is up and down, but only has about 700 feet net elevation gain.

Sunday Stroll to Craggy Pinnacle- May 26

05/26/2013 1:00 pm
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Craggy Pinnacle, with 360 degree views from atop its 5892 foot summit, will be the destination of the May 26 NC High Peaks Sunday Stroll. 
Participants should meet at 1:00 p.m. on the Burnsville Town Square for carpooling. Enjoy a drive on Forest Service roads and the Blue Ridge Parkway to and from Craggy Pinnacle. 
The stroll involves a 250 foot elevation gain and is a total of one mile in length. The group should return to the Town Square by 5 p.m. Bring good strolling shoes and plenty of water.

Isom Mine Hike- Saturday, May 18- Postponed due to rain!

05/18/2013 8:30 am
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The hike is postponed due to rain. Food and fellowship are still happening at 4 pm at the Wellers!

NC High Peaks Board Meeting, Friday June 7 DATE CHANGE

06/07/2013 9:00 am
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NOTE: There will NOT be a Board meeting in May.  Please join us at 9 AM on Friday, June 7 for our monthly Board Meeting.  All members and visitors are welcome.  Location: Appalachian Java on West Main St. in Burnsville.  Come share a cup of coffee and see what we're up to!

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