Friends of Mt. Mitchell Hikes on Sunday August 12

08/12/2012 10:00 am
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NC High Peaks Trail Association in our role as the Friends of Mt. Mitchell State Park will be leading hikes at the Park in conjunction with the Park Staff.  These hikes are primarily designed for day visitors to the Park but High Peaks members and friends are always welcome.  The next hike will be Sunday August 12.  Two hikes will be led by Den Disney:

8 Mile Mitchell Loop Hike

08/11/2012 8:30 am
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North Carolina High Peaks Trail Association will cover the famous Mt. Mitchell loop trail on Saturday, Aug. 11. Starting at the restaurant, this is a rugged 8 mile hike, heading a mile up hill to the summit, then a mile and a half along the Crest Trail before descending the steep Big Tom connector trail to the Buncombe Horse Trail for a two mile jaunt along Commissary Ridge to Camp Alice and then another two miles back to the restaurant.
 

NC High Peaks Board Meeting

08/10/2012 1:00 pm
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Please join us for the next NC High Peaks Trail Association Board Meeting which will take place at the Mountain Heritage Center across from the Parkway Playhouse in Burnsville.  Meeting will start at 1 PM.

Southeast Foot Trails Coalition 7th Biennial Conference

09/20/2012 8:00 am
09/23/2012 5:00 pm
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ncHighPeaks is a member of the Southeast Foot Trails Coalition, a consortium of over 40 hiking and trail maintenance groups, which is holding its 7th Biennial Conference September 20-23 at Fall Creek Falls State Park in Tennessee, about 70 miles north of Chattanooga.  Please see the attached information sheet or visit thier website ( www.southeastfoottrails.org ) to get more information on the hikes, workshops and other related activities and to register (registration costs increase Aug 1).  Hope to see you there!!

Stroll the Old Mt. Mitchell Trail

07/29/2012 1:00 pm
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Sunday Stroll Set for July 29 North Carolina High Peaks Trail Association will hold its monthly “Sunday Stroll” on July 29th at Mt. Mitchell. This is a family friendly, relaxed hike following the Old Mt. Mitchell Trail from the summit to the restaurant. The group will visit an education center along the way, enjoy a panoramic view from the observation platform, and hike through one of the most unique ecosystems in the eastern United States. The trail is about one mile long with a descent of 450 feet.
 

Friends of Mt. Mitchell State Park Hike

07/15/2012 10:00 am
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NC High Peaks Trail Association in our role as the Friends of Mt. Mitchell State Park will be leading hikes at the Park in conjunction with the Park Staff.  These hikes are primarily designed for day visitors to the Park but High Peaks members and friends are always welcome.  The next hike will be Sunday July 15 and then once or twice per month on weekends.  Watch the website for the schedule.  Two hikes will be led each day:

Historic Mt. Mitchell Hike

07/14/2012 8:30 am
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Historic Mt. Mitchell Hike

Set for Saturday July 14

North Carolina High Peaks Trail Association is sponsoring a historic Mt. Mitchell hike on Saturday, July 14. The hike begins at Steppes Gap by the Park Ranger office along the road to the summit and follows the old logging railroad grade established nearly a century ago for four miles to Ogle Gap and then down to the Cattail Creek Community.

Friends of Mt. Mitchell State Park Hike

07/01/2012 10:00 am
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NC High Peaks Trail Association in our role as the Friends of Mt. Mitchell State Park will be leading hikes at the Park in conjunction with the Park Staff.  These hikes are primarily designed for day visitors to the Park but High Peaks members and friends are always welcome.  The first hikes will be Sunday July 1 and then once or twice per month on weekends.  Watch the website for the schedule.  Two hikes will be led each day:

High Peaks Trail Maintenance on the MST

06/22/2012 8:30 am
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High Peaks will be working our section of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail on Friday, June 22.  Meet at the town square at 8:30 AM or at Buck Creek Gap parking area where NC Route 80 crosses the Blue Ridge Parkway about 9 AM.
Contact johnwhitehouse@nchighpeaks.org if you have any questions.

Visit High Peaks' Booth at the Mt. MItchell Craft Fair!

08/03/2012 9:00 am
08/04/2012 5:00 pm
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NC HIgh Peaks Trail Association will have a booth at this year's Craft Fair on Friday August 3 and Saturday August 4 on the Burnsville Town Square.  Stop by for free goodies and to learn more about High Peaks!

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