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Tag Archives: North Carolina
We may have to sign President Obama up to the Highpointers Club. Last week he was reported doing perhaps stealth visit to the DC Highpoint. This week in honor of Earth Day, he went hiking at Mile Post 375.6 on … Continue reading
Traveling the Blue Ridge Parkway this weekend? Asheville Citizen-Times, NC – Jul 7, 2007 The Mount Mitchell observation tower and tower trail will be closed due to construction until further notice. There will also be trail detours on the Old … Continue reading
250 have climbed Mount Washington in the Seek The Peak Hike A Thon to benefit the mountain’s observatory.
Backcountry accident reports: Big Bradley Falls and South Sister, Oregon.
The Blue Ridge Parkway north of Mount Mitchell which had been closed because a landslide from a 2004 hurricane in finally open.
Here’s coverage of the 2006 Mount Mitchell Marathon which takes place on the last weekend of each February.
Backcountry accident reports through February 14, 2006.
Ken Gauger has released a series of very detailed images identifying the mountain peaks from Mount Mitchell, Clingmans and Brasstown Bald.
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.