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250 Climb Mount Washington in Seek the Peak Hike A Thon

250 have climbed Mount Washington in the Seek The Peak Hike A Thon to benefit the mountain’s observatory. Like this:Like Loading…

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Accidents: Fatality at Big Bradley Falls North Carolina and South Sister Oregon Rescue

Backcountry accident reports: Big Bradley Falls and South Sister, Oregon. Like this:Like Loading…

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Blue Ridge Parkway North of Mount Mitchell Finally Reopens

The Blue Ridge Parkway north of Mount Mitchell which had been closed because a landslide from a 2004 hurricane in finally open. Like this:Like Loading…

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Coverage of 2006 Mount Mitchell Marathon

Here’s coverage of the 2006 Mount Mitchell Marathon which takes place on the last weekend of each February. Like this:Like Loading…

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February 14, 2006 Backcountry Accident Reports

Backcountry accident reports through February 14, 2006. Like this:Like Loading…

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Panoramas With Peaks Identified From NC, TN, GA Summits

Ken Gauger has released a series of very detailed images identifying the mountain peaks from Mount Mitchell, Clingmans and Brasstown Bald. Like this:Like Loading…

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Woman Falls 35 Feet Down Ravine on Laurel Falls Trail in Smokies

The Knox News reports a 60-year-old woman fell 35 feet down a ravine while hiking the paved Laurel Falls trail about six miles west of the Sugarlands Visitor Center when she fell about 35 feet. Like this:Like Loading…

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Wilma's Big Snow/Blow From Brasstown to Katahdin

I’ve been a bit under the weather for the past month or so but am now getting caught up. Here’s some additional storm info and the big snows that occurred when Wilma going up the coast from Florida slammed into … Continue reading

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New Design for Mount Mitchell Tower

North Carolina has unveiled the design for the Mount Mitchell Sumit Tower. Like this:Like Loading…

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Mount Mitchell Summit Tower to Be Replaced

North Carolina has unveiled the new tower for the Mount Mitchell Sumit Tower. Like this:Like Loading…

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