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Hiking adventures in the North Carolina mountains.
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Hiking: 48 Hours in Pisgah National Forest, NC | Forming The Thread

Hiking: 48 Hours in Pisgah National Forest, NC | Forming The Thread | NC Mountain Hiking | Scoop.it
But we set ourselves a couple of challenges: the first was John Rock, the mountain that overlooks the Pisgah Forest State Fish Hatchery. The five-mile hike starts out easily enough, but it is no casual stroll, with a 1000-foot gain ...
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Humpback Rocks a hiking hot spot on Blue Ridge Parkway - Richmond Times Dispatch

Humpback Rocks a hiking hot spot on Blue Ridge Parkway - Richmond Times Dispatch | NC Mountain Hiking | Scoop.it
Humpback Rocks a hiking hot spot on Blue Ridge Parkway
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Humpback Rocks, a hiker's picturesque paradise, draws tourists from all over to the Blue Ridge Parkway.
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Twitter / EppersonCambrie: Such a kid at heart. Too much ...

Twitter / EppersonCambrie: Such a kid at heart. Too much ... | NC Mountain Hiking | Scoop.it
Such a kid at heart. Too much fun playing in the waterfalls. Hiking NC-Cedar Mountain,NC. http://t.co/rxu72giehB
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Firefighters hiking up Appalachian Trail to help woman - The Herald-Mail

Firefighters hiking up Appalachian Trail to help woman - The Herald-Mail | NC Mountain Hiking | Scoop.it
Firefighters hiking up Appalachian Trail to help woman The Herald-Mail Firefighters were hiking up the Appalachian Trail in the southern end of Washington County on Sunday morning to reach a woman experiencing problems with heat exposure, according...
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What's the best type of map for hiking? Ordnance Survey, Harvey and more - PC Advisor

What's the best type of map for hiking? Ordnance Survey, Harvey and more - PC Advisor | NC Mountain Hiking | Scoop.it
What's the best type of map for hiking? Ordnance Survey, Harvey and more
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In the main, hikers in the UK prefer to use Ordnance Survey maps which are not available on Google Maps or in Google Earth.
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Backpacking North: Ultralight Makeover

Backpacking North: Ultralight Makeover | NC Mountain Hiking | Scoop.it

RT @redwedge - Meanwhile, the Ultralight Makeover series contines: http://t.co/37VQMq51 #hiking #wehike #outdoors #backpacking...


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The Essential Backpacking Checklist: What You Really Need To Bring

The Essential Backpacking Checklist: What You Really Need To Bring | NC Mountain Hiking | Scoop.it
Backpacking in a foreign and exotic part of the world is a dream not many get the chance to materialize in their life. For the few lucky, brave, and determined people that are able to go on their own adventure,...

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Pilar's curator insight, June 27, 2013 4:57 PM

Hiking is great!

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Hikers drawn to the Appalachian Trail as it marks 75th year - Maryville Daily Times

Hikers drawn to the Appalachian Trail as it marks 75th year - Maryville Daily Times | NC Mountain Hiking | Scoop.it
Lewiston Sun JournalHikers drawn to the Appalachian Trail as it marks 75th yearMaryville Daily TimesPinnell, who grew up in Maryville, imagined hiking The AT, floating the Mississippi River and riding down the West Coast on a bike, from Canada to...

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The 15 Longest Hikes in the United States - Adventure Strong

The 15 Longest Hikes in the United States - Adventure Strong | NC Mountain Hiking | Scoop.it
[More Information]; Mountains-to-Sea Trail – 1,000 miles – Trek from the Great Smokey Mountains to the Outer Bank, for an amazing tour of North Carolina. According to FMST, the largest number of thru-hikers to complete the ...
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walking festivals's curator insight, July 31, 2013 12:20 PM

Having only done long distance walks in the UK and Spain, I would love to undertake a real long distance in the states.

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Twitter / b4trish: Going hiking with Jack & ...

Twitter / b4trish: Going hiking with Jack & ... | NC Mountain Hiking | Scoop.it
Going hiking with Jack & Amazon at Ocoee National Park, site of 1996 water Olympics, Ducktown, Tennessee. http://t.co/PYViG7Wpsz
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Hiking in Crowders Mountain State Park

Hiking in Crowders Mountain State Park | NC Mountain Hiking | Scoop.it
I recently drove up to Charlotte, North Carolina to help a friend move. While we were searching for an apartment for him we decided to take a short day hike. It was a beautiful day with temperature...
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Mountain Folklore: Ferocious Beasts and Terrifying Legends

Mountain Folklore: Ferocious Beasts and Terrifying Legends | NC Mountain Hiking | Scoop.it
#sociallist li {float:left; list-style-type:none;} .smalltext {font-size:10px;} Don't let this infographic scare you away from mountain homes! Check
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Hiking expert talks about strategies for safe hiking trips - WTVR

Hiking expert talks about strategies for safe hiking trips - WTVR | NC Mountain Hiking | Scoop.it
WTVRHiking expert talks about strategies for safe hiking tripsWTVRDr. Jason Hiser of Richmond, and his friend Dr. Neal Peckens, of Northern Virginia both survived three days lost in mountainous terrain with snow up to 18 inches and low visibility.

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GSMNP - HIKER: Five Tips for Fall Hiking

GSMNP - HIKER: Five Tips for Fall Hiking | NC Mountain Hiking | Scoop.it
Autumn is a fine time to get into the mountains. The backcountry is bursting with fall color, crowds have thinned to a trickle, and the bugs are all but gone. But like any type of recreation, hiking carries certain risks, and your ...

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Hyperlite Mountain Gear Blog » Why and how to get light? HMG ...

Hyperlite Mountain Gear Blog » Why and how to get light? HMG ... | NC Mountain Hiking | Scoop.it
Initially we discovered Hyperlite Mountain Gear during our quest to find a rainproof backpack made with today's lightest materials. We will hike several of New Zealand's Great Walks during their rainy season and wanted to ...

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