NEW! Black Mountains Hiking Challenge

Black Mountains Hiking Challenge

Like to hike? Up for a challenge? Then this is for you! NC High Peaks has developed
the Black Mountains Hiking Challenge for anyone wishing to hike all the official
trails in the Black Mountains, the highest mountain range east of the Mississippi.
Those completing all 23 trails will receive a patch in recognition of their
accomplishment. The rules are simple:

1) Complete hiking the 23 trails and trail sections listed in the document “HP
Hike Challenge Trails” linked below.
2) Complete and submit the “Hike Challenge Record” also linked below.
3) Trails must be hiked on or after January 1, 2018. No credit will be given for
trails hiked before that date. There is no time limit for completion.
4) Trails must be hiked or run. Credit will not be given for mountain biking,
ATV riding, horse riding, etc.
5) Trails can be hiked in any order and in any direction. However you must
cover the entire trail or trail section.
6) High Peaks will have sole discretion in awarding the hiking patch for this
7) Additional information can be found in the documents referenced above.

And while you are enjoying your hike please keep an eye out for downed trees or
other trail issues. Help NC High Peaks keep our Black Mountain trails clear by
reporting trail issues to

HP Hike Challenge Trails R3a.pdf60.18 KB
NCHPTA Challenge Record Rev 3.pdf471.87 KB