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Beautiful day hike
Date Climbed: Nov 1, 2013
I was expecting cooler temps and packed my hat and gloves. I didn't need them though as I hiked in short sleeves. I started from Balsam Gap.
Posted Nov 1, 2013 6:55 pm
First Sixer for Challenge
Date Climbed: Sep 25, 2011
After coming from the Craggy Gardens picnic area on the MST, this ascent was extremely difficult!! I was worn out when I got to the top, but I made it.
Posted Sep 26, 2011 10:44 am
The Only Sixer In The Craggy;s
Date Climbed: Jun 26, 2005
When it's clear, great views of the Blacks from the bushwhack. We did this from the Craggy Picnic Area.
Posted Jan 9, 2011 2:00 pm
It's a sixer
Date Climbed: Sep 16, 2006
with a nice peek of a view here and there.
Posted Aug 9, 2007 8:30 pm
From Blue Ridge Parkway Southbound on MTS Trail
Date Climbed: Dec 3, 2006
Fun Hike with a little ice. Some dicey steps but great views from half way up.
Posted Dec 4, 2006 2:04 am
Dottie Little Tent
Last time I was there I saw a makeshift grave complete with cross and flowers, looked like maybe a pet. Weird! Anyway nice place close to Asheville and it is really cool in heavy fog walking through the laurel tunnels.
Posted Sep 14, 2006 9:31 pm
Steep Climb and a Bit Difficult to Follow at Times...
Date Climbed: Oct 10, 2005
Bagged this one by starting at Mt. Mitchell ranger station and taking MST south-west, so we approached it from the north east. Much better than heading north.
Posted Apr 20, 2006 10:19 pm
Route Climbed: Walker Falls to MST then bushwhack to the summit. Date Climbed: January 9, 2005
This was a relatively difficult route for this mountain. There is a much shorter and easier route from Greybeard View overlook via the MST.
Lesson taken from this trip: HEATH BALDS AREN"T BALD!!
Posted Jul 20, 2005 10:16 am
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