MTS—French Broad Overlook to Route 25

| November 5, 2020

MTS—French Broad Overlook to Route 25

6.6 miles; 507 feet ascent; Asheville and Arden, NC Did my “Lyft” thing today. Parked at the Mountains-to-Sea Trail Parking area off Route 25 and got a Lyft ride to the French Broad Overlook and hiked back. This is much better for me than an out-and-back, because I am so deeply and fundamentally lazy that […]

FW: Sleepy Gap to Bent Creek River Park

| October 12, 2020

FW: Sleepy Gap to Bent Creek River Park

7.7 miles; 475′ ascent; Arden and Asheville, NC Another Feisty Women hike. This has a heck of a lot less ascent than it felt like. Most of the climbing is at the beginning. Only had to stop while gasping for air once, so getting better. We had a lot of rain this past weekend as […]

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 […]

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