Like many people who spent summer vacations in the Montreat/Black Mountain area, I used to saunter, wander, power-walk, or otherwise make my way up Lookout at least every year. The fondness I developed for Lookout led me to put up this page. The 2012 ascent logged in this entry was my fastest ever, 10:59 from parking to Little Lookout--this kind of time trial isn't the recommended way to enjoy the scenery, but a fun lung-stretcher once in awhile!
"After the first glass, you see things as you wish they were. After the second, you see things as they are not. Finally, you see things as they really are, which is the most horrible thing in the world."
--Oscar Wilde on Absinthe