High Rocks Hike

04/14/2012 9:30 am
US/Eastern

Join NC HighPeaks on April 14 for a moderately strenuous 5-mile Saturday Hike to High Rocks on the Appalachian Trail just south of Spivy Gap on US-19W.  We will meet on the Town Square at 9:30am to carpool or you can meet us at the Spivy Gap parking area at 10am.  Contact hike leader Jake Blood at 284-6878 or visit our website at www.ncHighPeaks.org for more information.  See you on the trails!

NC High Peaks Goes Live with Mountain Web Cam

North Carolina High Peaks Trail Association has gone live with a web cam that shows 15 minute visual updates of weather conditions over the Black Mountains in Yancey County. With a view from above Murchison along the Cane River, the association’s video camera takes in the range from Mt. Mitchell on the right almost to Cattail Peak on the left, including the two highest peaks in the eastern United States.

Lost Cove Hike- Sunday, September 16

09/16/2012 9:00 am
US/Eastern

 

Spring Wildflower Discussion April 7 @ 2pm at United Community Bank

04/07/2012 2:00 pm
US/Eastern

The North Carolina High Peaks Trail Association will present a spring wildflower discussion on Saturday, April 7, 2 p.m., at the United Community Bank.

Spring Sunday Stroll to Setrock Creek Falls March 25

03/25/2012 1:00 pm
US/Eastern

Spring is here and the outdoors beckon!!  Take advantage and join ncHighPeaks on a Spring Stroll to beautiful Setrock Creek Falls this Sunday (March 25).  The 2-mile stroll includes a gentle 100-foot elevation gain with payoff views of Devil's Den and Setrock Creek Falls. 

Two Hikes March 17...One Very Strenuous, One Less Strenuous!!

03/17/2012 7:30 am
US/Eastern

ncHighPeaks offers two hikes March 17 (Saturday), one very strenuous and a second less strenuous!! The longer, strenuous 12-mile hike will feature a loop along the Black Mountain Crest Trail from Deep Gap to Celo Knob, while the shorter, less strenuous 8-mile hike will follow an old railroad-grade below the Black Mountain Crest Trail. All hikers will meet at the Burnsville Town Square at 7:30 a.m., or at the Cattail Creek Community parking lot on Cattail Creek Road at 8am.

Sunday Stroll to Roaring Fork Falls Feb 26

02/26/2012 1:00 pm
US/Eastern

Join the NC HighPeaks for a leisurely Sunday Stroll to Roaring Fork Falls this Sunday (Feb 26).  The 1.5-mile hike is fairly level with less than 100-feet of elevation gain and a high pay-off view of the falls.  We will meet at 1 p.m. on the Burnsville Town Square to car pool or you can meet us at the Busick US Forest Service Work Center at 1:30 p.m.  Visit our website at www.ncHighPeaks.org or contact hike leader Cynthia Blood at 678-0755 for more information.  See you on the Trails!

Hike still on for Feb 11 if you feel comfortable driving today

The hike is still on for this morning if you feel comfortable driving today.

Crest Trail from Deep Gap to Celo- Sat., Feb. 11

02/11/2012 7:30 am
US/Eastern

Hike is still on!

Sunday Stroll through the streets of historic Burnsville on January 22

01/22/2012 1:00 pm
US/Eastern

Join NC HighPeaks Trail Association on a 2-mile Sunday Stroll through the streets of historic Burnsville on January 22.  The stroll will begin on the historic Town Square at 1 p.m.

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