Stroll Mountain Heritage High School Nature Trail Sunday, Feb. 23

02/23/2014 1:00 pm

The N.C. High Peaks Trail Association will lead a Sunday Stroll on the new Nature Trail at Mountain Heritage High School on Feb. 23.

High Peaks Trail Maintenance Day on Saturday, February 15 CANCELED

02/15/2014 8:30 am

Due to snow, frozen ground, and more snow and possible freezing rain we are postponing this workday.  Watch our website for a new date.

Hike to Crabtree Falls Sat, Feb. 1

02/01/2014 9:00 am

Join the High Peaks Trail Association for a mid-winter outing when we hike from the Celo Community to Crabtree Falls on Feb. 1. The hike will end with food and fellowship at the home of Dennis and Nancy Smith.

High Peaks Stroll to Cane River Park- Sunday, Jan 26

01/26/2014 1:00 pm

Join the High Peaks Trail Association for an easy stroll at Cane River

Hike the High Balds with High Peaks- Cancelled due to adverse weather conditions

01/18/2014 8:30 am

Due to the forecast for high winds and low temperatures, the hike to Grassy Ridge Bald near Roan Mountain is cancelled for Jan. 18.

High Peaks Board Meeting on January 10

01/10/2014 9:00 am

Please join us at 9 AM on Friday, January 10th 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!  We always welcome input on our hiking and trail maintenance activities.

Start Your New Year with a Hike- Wednesday, January 1

01/01/2014 12:00 pm

Start your New Year off  right with some fun and exercise by joining the High Peaks Trail Association for a hike on Jan. 1.

Mountains to Sea Trail Hike Rescheduled to Saturday, Dec. 21

12/21/2013 8:30 am

After cancellation this week because of bad weather, High Peaks Trail Association will lead a hike Dec. 21 from Buck Creek Gap to Neal’s Creek.

Stroll Through History with High Peaks Sunday, Dec. 29

12/29/2013 1:00 pm

The High Peaks Trail Association will lead walkers on a stroll around downtown Burnsville on Sunday, Dec. 29, with a focus on local history. Hike leader and amateur historian Jake Blood will point out local landmarks of historical significance, while providing fascinating anecdotes and details from our community’s colorful past.

The 1.5-mile stroll will be at a leisurely pace, but walkers should dress appropriately for our winter weather. The group will gather on the Burnsville Town Square at 1 p.m., returning there after the 2-hour stroll.

Mountains to Sea Trail Hike Set for Saturday, Dec. 14- POSTPONED to a date to be determined

12/14/2013 8:30 am

If you want to get in shape before the upcoming holiday season of over-indulgence, join the High Peaks Trail Association for a jaunt from Buck Creek Gap to Neal's Creek.
This 6-mile hike is rated moderate. We will follow the Mountains-to-Sea trail from where it crosses South Highway 80, paralleling the Blue Ridge Parkway before descending to Neal's Creek near the Black Mountain Campground.

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