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North Carolina Blues

North Carolina Blues

Lightning Strikes Two section hikers left Fontana Village this morning and started across Fontana Dam. The weather was rainy with scattered storms predicted. Partway across, a strong wind caught

May 4, 2021 : KMac
Why Two Mainers Might Walk Across North Carolina

Why Two Mainers Might Walk Across North Carolina

Why hike from the Mountains to the Sea? Walking out of Fontana Dam, my dad and I found ourselves in “the bubble.” It was a beautiful bluebird day, and nearly...

May 2, 2021 : Claire Dumont
Forest Service Reopens AT Trailheads in Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia

Forest Service Reopens AT Trailheads in Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia

Appalachian Trail trailheads and access points in four national forests in Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia will reopen on May 22. In a statement here, the US Forest Service...

May 21, 2020 : Hugh Owen
The Foothills Trail: 77 Miles Through South and North Carolina

The Foothills Trail: 77 Miles Through South and North Carolina

The Foothills Trail runs from Oconee State Park to Table Rock State Park, both in South Carolina. In between, the path meanders through Sumter National Forest, Nantahala National Forest, land

Apr 10, 2020 : Jim Rahtz
Franklin, North Carolina

Franklin, North Carolina

March 3: I walk through water for miles and hit Rock Gap around noon to pee. I finally have crappy cell service and try to call dad and fail. Don...

Mar 3, 2020 : James Aguilar
Jennifer Pharr Davis Opens New Store and Bunkhouse in North Carolina

Jennifer Pharr Davis Opens New Store and Bunkhouse in North Carolina

If you’ve been around the thru-hiking community for a minute, I’m sure you’re aware of Jennifer Pharr Davis. She’s an inspiring thru-hiker, FKT record holder, author, speaker, mother, and business

Aug 13, 2019 : Jenna Ivey
Happy Hiking In Tennessee and North Carolina

Happy Hiking In Tennessee and North Carolina

Tennessee/North Carolina (Oct. 21 to Nov. 10) 388 miles, 21 days  *The trail runs through this section in a complicated zig-zagging method between North Carolina and Tennessee as if only...

Nov 25, 2018 : Jenni Thompson
Skirting the North Carolina and Tennessee Borders

Skirting the North Carolina and Tennessee Borders

I walked across Davenport Gap and out of the Smokies so I could both get away from the hiker-packed shelter and camp alone for a change. I found an old...

Apr 18, 2018 : Ryne Tobar
North Carolina and the Smokies: Changes in Altitude

North Carolina and the Smokies: Changes in Altitude

As I prepared for my hike, I read so much about how Georgia is challenging and how many people it takes out. I actually found the terrain to be pretty...

Apr 8, 2018 : Danny Percefull
Spring Is Slowly Blooming on the Trail in North Carolina

Spring Is Slowly Blooming on the Trail in North Carolina

Day Eight (15.8 miles): Winding Stair Gap to Cold Spring Shelter campsite. Got a fresh start this morning after a night in Franklin, N.C. Showered, fresh clothes, and stocked up...

Apr 6, 2018 : (Champ) Dan Coy