Sunday Stroll on New Trail at Mountain Heritage HS- January 27

01/27/2013 1:00 pm
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On Sunday, January 27, hikers can meet at the Town Square at 1 p.m. or at the parking lot above the Mountain Heritage High School football field at 1:15 to stroll along the one mile trail. This is an easy, child, stroller and dog friendly hike with a gentle 200 foot elevation gain. Contact stroll leader Jake Blood at 284-6878 for more details. The group can also be followed on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/ncHighPeaks.

NC High Peaks Trail Maintenance Day, February 8 CANCELED

02/08/2013 8:30 am
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Friday we will return to Colbert Ridge Trail and work on the connector trail to Locust Creek Rd. and the falls.  Meet in Burnsville at 8:30 AM (north side of the town square), or at the Colbert Ridge trailhead around 9.  Bring loppers and hand saws, if you have them.  Please let me know if you can make it and where you will meet the crew.  Contact me at johnwhitehouse@nchighpeaks.org if you have any questions.

Crabtree Falls Hike- Sat Jan 5

01/05/2013 9:30 am
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Crabtree Falls will be the destination of the next hike led by the NC High Peaks Trail Association, set for Saturday, Jan. 5. Hikers should meet at the Town Square at 9:30 am or at Dennis and Nancy Smith’s house, 4 High View Trail at the T intersection with 7 Mile Ridge Rd. off Rte. 80, at 10 am. This is an easy, dog friendly hike, about one hour to the falls, 30 minutes there, and another hour back to the Smith house, where there will be food and fellowship.

NC High Peaks Trail Maintenance Day SATURDAY JAN 12

01/12/2013 8:30 am
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We will do our first trail work day of the year on the lower part of the Colbert Ridge Trail this Saturday, January 12.  Meeting times will be 8:30 AM on the North side of the Town Square (parking in front of the First Baptist Church) and 9 AM at the Colbert Ridge trailhead.  Please let me know if you can make it (johnwhitehouse@nchighpeaks.org)  We worked the upper part of this trail last summer but I don't think anyone has surveyed the lower part since then.

NC High Peaks Board Meeting, Jan. 18

01/18/2013 9:00 am
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Everyone is welcome to attend our next Board Meeting which will be held on Friday, January 18 at 9 AM.  The meeting will be upstairs at Appalachian Jave in Burnsville.  Come join us for a cup of coffee!

HP Trail Maintenance on Friday, Dec. 14

12/14/2012 8:30 am
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Please join us as we finish the year working on trails in our area.  We plan to work Bald Knob Ridge Trail which runs from the Parkway to Forest Service Road 472 from Black Mountain Campground.  This is 2.8 miles long and has trees down, at least on the upper part.  If time allows we may also tackle the Lower Loop Trail at the campground.  Meet in Burnsville at the Town Square at 8:30 AM on Friday or around 9 AM at the parking area opposite Black Mountain Campground.

Historical Stroll around Burnsville- Sat, Dec 22

12/22/2012 1:00 pm
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Join NC High Peaks Saturday December 22 for a stroll of Historic Burnsville and then get special deals for last minute Christmas shopping from businesses on Main Street. 

6 Mile Hike around Celo Community On Sat. Dec 8

12/08/2012 8:30 am
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Celo Community will be the focus of a six mile outing  on Saturday, Dec. 8, when the NC High Peaks Trail Association holds its monthly hike. We'll be hiking on a network of wide, well maintained trails, with modest elevation gain. Hikers should meet at the Burnsville Town Square at 8:30 a.m. for car pooling or at the Celo Inn on Rte. 80 at 9.

Stroll to Bolen's Creek Water Intake Sun. Nov 25

11/25/2012 1:00 pm
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NC High Peaks Trail Association will conduct a Sunday stroll on Nov. 25 to the Right Water Intake. This is a pleasant one mile hike along beautiful Bolens Creek to view the historic water supply for the town of Burnsville. Hikers should meet at the Town Square at 1 p.m. to board public transportation to the trail head.
 

NC High Peaks Trail Association December Board Meeting EARLY MEETING TIME

12/07/2012 9:00 am
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Please join us for our next Board Meeting on Friday, December 7 at 9:00 AM at the Mountain Heritage Center across from Parkway Playhouse.  We are meeting early so we can do a litter sweep of our section of NC 80 after the meeting.

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