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mnaturesonGreat Hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 15, 2016


FYI: Higgins Bald is no longer bald :)
Posted May 17, 2016 10:39 am

jakegarberRan out of gas  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 1, 2008
We left ashville to drive up to the top and about half way up I noticed the gas light was on. I new we were already screwed so I just drove to the top so I could get my highpoint in hoping we could find people to help up there. It was a very foggy day and we didn't see anyone until the very top. There was a work truck with a few guys there and they took gas out of a bobcat and siphoned it into our tank to get us to the nearest gas station. How nice of them and how lucky for us!!
Posted May 9, 2016 8:58 pm

captain.ronFun hike from Black Mountain Campground   Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 16, 2016


Great hike with some great views! Crowded parking at the campground though.
Posted Apr 26, 2016 11:56 pm

joseyinnetState HP #34  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 19, 2016


A quick jog up the path to the observation tower. Views were pretty obscured from fires nearby
Posted Apr 22, 2016 10:36 pm

siekkidHP# 29  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 27, 2016


Super foggy drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway on Easter Sunday. The summit area is well done.
Posted Apr 6, 2016 3:00 pm

GAflatlanderNC Highpoint  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 30, 2011
Nice BRP drive...
Posted Mar 3, 2016 8:57 am

KieferMitchell/Craig  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 21, 2015


Meh. Woods were nice!
Posted Nov 1, 2015 5:08 pm

whatdoIknowWith my daughter  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 12, 2015


It was her 3rd state high point
Posted Aug 28, 2015 12:24 pm

GuiltyOld Mt. Mitchell trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 3, 2015


Nice country.
Posted Apr 10, 2015 1:35 pm

stusicNew Years' along the BMCT  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 1, 2015


Tough hike along the Black Mountain Crest Trail. Cold, but good weather. Saw 3 people the whole 4 days out there.
Posted Mar 31, 2015 2:38 pm

dino61111From Stepps Gap  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 8, 2011


After driving the Blue Ridge Parkway, something everyone might want to consider at least once; the highest point east of the Mississippi was of course irresistible! Started at Stepps Gap to at least make a little hike of it; albeit all on road or trail. The eastern mountains have a charm all their own.
Posted Jan 30, 2015 7:19 pm

Adam Doc FoxSouthern Six Pack Winter  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 28, 2014

Adam Doc Fox

Summit #4 of 6 (TN, GA, SC, NC, VA & KY) that we ended up completing with a total time of:
36 hours, 52 minutes and 30 seconds.
Posted Jan 1, 2015 3:47 pm

Adam Doc FoxSouthern Six Pack Winter
Date Climbed: Dec 28, 2014

Adam Doc Fox

Summit #4 of 6 (TN, GA, SC, NC, VA & KY) that we ended up completing with a total time of:
36 hours, 52 minutes and 30 seconds.
Posted Jan 1, 2015 3:47 pm

indianabobThanksgiving Trip  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 30, 2014


Great hike from Blac Mountain campground. Camped on Commissary Ridge. Lots of ice on last 1000'. Beautiful
Posted Dec 13, 2014 11:30 pm

Bajumbug4th High Point  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 26, 2012


Perfect weather and stunning views from the top. In my travels to State High Points, I began to realize that most of the fun isn't standing on top, but the wonderful sights on the back roads as I travelled to the summits
Posted Oct 19, 2014 11:45 pm

Adam Doc FoxRe: A Manic Fit

Adam Doc Fox

"At this point Smith has a revelation: You can't fall off mountains!" Jack Kerouac, Dharma Bums
Posted Sep 26, 2014 2:32 pm

DieselMt. Mitchell trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 25, 2013


Made it to the top in 2 hours and 20 min. Solo hike. Came down on the old trail. Uneventful. The only scenery was at the top.
Posted Sep 20, 2014 9:10 pm

dwhikeBlack Mountain Foursome  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 4, 2014


Been to the top many, many times but this was the hike that officially checked it off my SB6K list...#20, halfway through! Climbed along with 9 mile loop including Gibbes, Hallback, and Craig.
Posted Jun 9, 2014 10:58 am

wanderweg83Mitchell/Craig/Big Tom  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 10, 2014


Fun climb of the highest peak east of the Mississippi.
Posted May 12, 2014 3:01 pm

johnm1st summit of the day   Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 4, 2014


Arrived at the summit a few minutes before park opening. Peaceful and views outstanding. Start of a long epic day.
Posted May 5, 2014 7:59 pm

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