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Upcoming Events

Event Calendar

Full Hike Schedules

Hike Reports


Upcoming Hikes (click for details):

Sunday Feb. 26, 9:00 AM - Montreat Ramble #2 - 8 mi.

Sunday Half-Day Feb. 26, 12:00 PM - Turkey Pen – Pea Gap Ramble - 5 mi.

Wednesday Mar. 1, 9:00 AM - Montreat Trestle Grade - Pot Cove Trail - 8 mi.

Sunday Mar. 5, 8:00 AM - Devil Fork Gap to Carmen - 10.7 mi.

Sunday Half-Day Mar. 5, 11:00 AM - A.T./Lovers Leap/Pump Gap/ Silvermine Loop - 5 mi.

THINK SPRING! The 2017 Spring Social is scheduled for Saturday, April 22nd at the Arboretum. As in past years there will be afternoon hikes, a social hour beginning at 5, Bubba's delicious Bar-B-Q at 6 and a program at 7. This year's program is entitled The French Broad: Hiking, Floating and Conserving our Watershed, with featured speaker Garrett Artz, Executive Director of Riverlink, and special guest Jim Stokely, Wilma Dykeman's son and President of the Wilma Dykeman Legacy. Register by logging onto the website and clicking on the Spring Social link or by using this link (Spring Social 2017 ) to access a paper copy of the form. This year's registration is $22 ($1 administrative fee for online use). April 17th deadline for registration!

Point. Click. Send.  It’s time to submit photos for the April 22 Spring Social photo sharing event.  The theme is “Hiking/Maintaining on the MST.”  Be part of the entertainment and see your name in print!  Click link for details: Photo Show Information

CMC members enjoy the trails by hiking and maintaining.

The Wilderness Crew

The Wilderness Crew

The Wilderness Crew at Tom and Joan's Meadow

  • The Wilderness Crew

    The Wilderness Crew at Tom and Joan's Meadow

  • Lower Whitewater Falls

    Always a treat

  • Lower Big Laural Creek

    March hike on Big Laural Creek

  • Mt Cammerer

    Mt. Cammerer fire tower

  • Building the MST

    Spring trail-building begins!

  • Cookie Hike, 2014

    Cookie Hike and Sherman Stanbaugh's birthday (almost)

  • Spring Social

    The Spring Social is a great time to catch up with friends and make new ones!

Hike, Save Trails, Make Friends!

Join Us!

We love to hike and work on our beloved trails, and we want you to join us. You can check us out through several hikes with us, or you can join first by clicking on the Join button on our home page. Please contact the hike leader ahead of time if you’re not a member.

Please browse our web site to see other activities you might like. We’re a non-profit with no paid staff, so we depend on volunteers to keep our club going. We would welcome your help!