Friday, March 5, 2010

Carolina Mountain Club News

The Carolina Mountain Club just published their latest newsletter. There are a couple of items hikers might be interested in:

* Longtime hiker and Carolina Mountain Club member Bruce Bente will share pictures and stories from his trip last fall to Rocky Mountain National Park. Bruce will be at Diamond Brand Outdoors on Tuesday, March 9th, at 7 p.m. Diamond Brand Outdoors is located at 2623 Hendersonville Rd. in Arden.

* Author Danny Bernstein will be presenting a slide show entitled Hiking North Carolina's Blue Ridge Heritage at the Henderson County Library on Thursday March 18 at 4 P.M. For each book sold, Diamond Brand Outdoors will donate two dollars to one of their favorite charities - Muddy Sneakers. The library is located at 301 N Washington Street in Hendersonville (call 828-697-4725 for more details).

* Ms. Bernstein recently returned from a trip to Big Bend National Park where she spent time hiking in the Chisos Mountains. She has a couple of postings about her trip including several pictures on her blog.

Jeff Detailed information on trails in the Smoky Mountains; includes trail descriptions, key features, pictures, video, maps, elevation profiles, news, and more.

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