Gorges SP Mushroom Walk

| July 22, 2022

Gorges SP Mushroom Walk

1.71 miles; 184 ft. total ascent; Sapphire, NC As you may or may not know, I am a member of the Asheville Mushroom Club (AMC—not to be confused with the Appalachian Mountain Club). The club sponsors walks or “forays” for club members, and creates species lists based on our finds. These species lists are sometimes […]

Ferguson Peak Trail

| July 18, 2022

Ferguson Peak Trail

3.25 miles; 673 ft. total elevation gain; Gerton, NC This was a very serendipitous hike, in that I met a new friend when I went to my volunteer gig at the Botanical Gardens at Asheville, and we hit it off so totally that we made a date to hike together. She took me to this […]

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