Monday, March 14, 2011

Swannanoa Rim Explorer hike to Weatherford Heights

This Saturday the Swannanoa Rim Explorers will hold another hike in their year-long series, this time, hikers will visit Weatherford Heights.

The Swannanoa Rim Explorer hiking series is an exclusive program of the Swannanoa Valley Museum, and offers several hikes throught 2011. Each hike will cover a portion of the approximately 31 miles of the Swannanoa Rim, which runs from Jesse’s High Top, across Lakey Gap, over Ridgecrest and Montreat, up to the Blue Ridge Parkway, and down to Cedar Cliff above Camp Rockmont. These hikes will be led by experienced hikers who are also extremely knowledgeable about the history, topography, and ownership of the land.

For those interested, meet at 8 AM at the Black Mountain Savings Bank. Bring a bag lunch to eat on site. Cost is $10 for members and $20 for nonmembers. Reservations are required. Call 828-669-9566 or email for more information or to register.


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