high Peaks Trail Maintenance Day on Saturday, March 22

03/22/2014 8:30 am
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This month we will continue work on the relocation of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail from Black Mountain Campground to Neal's Creek Rd.  We will be joined by the trail maintenance club from Appalachian State University.  We plan to do tread work over the entire 1.5 mile section by splitting into teams with the ASU crew.  We will wrap up around 3 PM and enjoy hot dogs and hamburgers with the ASU crew (thanks Cynthia and Jake)!  Meeting places and times:
Town Square (north side) at 8:30 AM

Evening Birding Stroll at Cane River Park- Sun, Mar 23- 5 pm

03/23/2014 5:00 pm
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Join the High Peaks Trail Association for two birding strolls at Cane River Park on Sunday, March 23. This park offers the opportunity to see a wide variety of species, including mammals, so bring binoculars if you have them and even an extra pair to share. Please dress for the weather – we’ll be going rain or shine.

Morning Birding Stroll at Cane River Park- Sun, Mar 23- 8 am

03/23/2014 8:00 am
US/Eastern

Join the High Peaks Trail Association for two birding strolls at Cane River Park on Sunday, March 23. This park offers the opportunity to see a wide variety of species, including mammals, so bring binoculars if you have them and even an extra pair to share. Please dress for the weather – we’ll be going rain or shine.

High Peaks Goes High Over Burnsville Sat March 1

03/01/2014 9:00 am
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For great views of Burnsville and the surrounding area, join the N.C. High Peaks Trail Association Saturday, March 1 for a hike up Phillips Knob. This six-mile jaunt will include a climb and descent of about 1,500 feet and is rated moderately difficult.
 

NC High Peaks Board Meeting, March 14

03/14/2014 9:00 am
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Please join us at 9 AM on Friday, March 14 for our regular 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.

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

02/23/2014 1:00 pm
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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
US/Eastern

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
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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
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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
US/Eastern

Due to the forecast for high winds and low temperatures, the hike to Grassy Ridge Bald near Roan Mountain is cancelled for Jan. 18.
http://www.erh.noaa.gov/gsp/forecast/mtn/mtn_wx.htm
 

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