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Black Balsam to Mount Tennant Loop Trail Summary

Hiking Stats: Hike Length: 6.4 miles Elevation Gain: 1,168 ft Difficulty: Moderate One of the most well-known and popular hikes in North Carolina is without a doubt Black Balsam. With the trail head easily accessible by a paved road, and the summit only one mile into your hike this mountain draws a crowd! The last… Continue reading Black Balsam to Mount Tennant Loop Trail Summary

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Grandfather Mountain Profile Trail Summary

“Just as knowledge is derived from information, wisdom begins with knowledge, grows with experience, and is empowered by discernment.” -Joseph Marshall III, Walking with Grandfather I don’t usually start my posts with a quote, but I learned a lot about myself on this hike and it feels right. Grandfather was one of those hikes I… Continue reading Grandfather Mountain Profile Trail Summary