Mountains-to-Sea Trail: Craven Gap to the Folk Art Center

| September 26, 2020

Mountains-to-Sea Trail: Craven Gap to the Folk Art Center

7.2 miles; Asheville, NC This was a “Feisty Women” hike and hooowee this was a hard one for me. Lugging my extra 20 Covid pounds up and down the hills was just not fun, and I ended up at the end of the group. Again. Good news? No major disasters, although we were warned there […]

Rice Pinnacle/Ledford Loop

| September 23, 2020

Rice Pinnacle/Ledford Loop

5.7 miles; Asheville, NC This is a pleasant little walk through the Bent Creek Experimental Forest. Mostly on gravel forest roads and heavily trafficked by mountain bikers. So many mountain bikers! Unlike most hikes in Western North Carolina, this one didn’t have any waterfalls or spectacular views. And astonishingly, very little total elevation gain, about […]

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