High Peaks Leads Colbert Ridge Hike March 4

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Join the N.C. High Peaks Trail Association on Friday, March 4 for a strenuous hike up the Colbert Ridge Trail, with a possible side excursion to Locust Falls.

The 7-mile outing will include a climb of 2,000 feet and should only be attempted by experienced hikers in excellent condition.

Meet at the Colbert Ridge Trailhead on Colbert Creek Road at 9 a.m. Bring lunch, plenty of water, snacks, foul weather gear, warm clothes and hiking poles if you use them. Leashed dogs are allowed.

The group will proceed several miles up the Colbert Ridge Trail and will divert to Locust Falls through the woods on U.S. Forest Service land, returning to the Colbert Ridge Trail for the descent.

For more information, contact Hike Leader Dennis Smith at dennissmith4141@gmail.com or 828-284-4000.

As always, check the High Peaks Facebook page or website, www.nchighpeaks.org, for last-minute changes due to weather.

Photo Info: Join Hike Leader Dennis Smith for a fun outing on March 4 on the Colbert Ridge Trail.