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.

Bolens Pyramid Hike to Ray Mines Nov. 10

11/10/2012 8:30 am
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An unusual visit to the historic Ray Mines is planned by the North Carolina High Peaks Trail Association for Saturday, Nov. 10. Hikers should meet at the Town Square at 8:30 a.m. for transportation to Bolens Creek, where they will ascend the Crest trail to Bolens Pyramid and then traverse across a new, trace trail and then down to the Ray Mines where they will be picked up at 1 p.m. Hikers with dogs will have to carpool to the trail head.

NC High Peaks Trail Association Board Meeting TIME/LOCATION CHANGE

11/09/2012 1:00 pm
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Please join us for our next Board Meeting on Friday, November 9 at NOON at Appalachian Java (upstairs) just off the square on West Main St..  On the agenda will be election of new officers.

Stroll to Green Knob Fire Tower- Sunday October 28

10/28/2012 1:00 pm
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Hikers will have a rare opportunity to explore the historic Green Knob Fire Tower just off the Blue Ridge Parkway when the NC High Peaks Trail Association holds their monthly stroll this Sunday, Oct. 28. This is a dog and kid friendly event.
Hikers may meet at the Burnsville Town Square for carpooling at 1 p.m. or at the Green Knob overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway at 2 p.m. More information may be obtained by going to nchighpeaks.org or by calling Jake Blood at 828-284-6878.

Trail Maintenance on Friday October 26

10/26/2012 8:30 am
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We will be doing trail maintenance on the Green Knob Lookout Tower Trail on Friday, October 26 in preparation for our stroll to the tower on Sunday, October 28.  Meet on the North side of the Town Square at 8:30 AM or at the Green Knob lower trailhead (across from the Black Mountain Campground) around 9 AM.  You can use the "signup form" option to let me know you'll be participating.

NC High Peaks Trail Association Board Meeting

10/11/2012 3:30 am
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Please join us for our next Board Meeting on Thursday at 3:30 PM (change of date and time from our normal meeting time) in the Mountain Heritage Center across from the Parkway Playhouse.

NC High Peaks Trail Association ANNUAL Meeting

10/20/2012 3:00 pm
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Our Second Annual Meeting of the ncHPta membership will be Saturday, October 20 at 3 PM in the Community Room on the second floor of the NEW Yancey County Library (321 School Circle, across from the Parkway Playhouse) in Burnsville, NC.
 
Join us as we elect three members of the Board for NC High Peaks Trail Association as well as to hear updates on our on-going activities and to set priorities for the upcoming year. 
 

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