Carolina Mountain Club

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!

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 you help!

 


Sam's Gap to Big Bald

Sam's Gap to Big Bald

Our lunch break on Big Bald after a six mile trail and climb to the top on April 23, 2022 on the AT.

  • Sam's Gap to Big Bald

    Our lunch break on Big Bald after a six mile trail and climb to the top on April 23, 2022 on the AT.

  • Lost Cove

    Lost Cove hike on 4/6/22 - Good time had by all and a real adventure into history.

  • Cowee Overlook

    Another great club hike!

  • CMC on Max Patch

    Max Patch - Keeping it inviting for all

  • Pilot Mountain

    One of the great views of Pilot Mountain from the AT. Pilot Mountain is a great challenging hike, best done as a key swap.

  • CMC Bridge Work

    The CMC Maintenance Team, Restoring a trail bridge for hikers.

  • Horizons

    A Horizon's club hike

  • Black Balsam to Shining Rock - Scheduled Hike

    Early morning group hike up to Shining Rock via Black Balsam along Art Loeb trail, November 2020. Greeted with the sun on an early morning hike. Photo courtesy of Sharon Smith

  • Jump Off Mt Kephart

    Side trail on the back side of Mt Kephart in the Smokies to 'jump off' ledge for a great view of the valley and Charlie's Bunion on the upper right of the photo. Not for the faint of heart.

  • Diversity

    Carolina Mountain Club joined about 25 representatives from area outdoor organizations for a joint hike with Black Folks Camp Too founder Earl B. Hunter Jr. on Friday to hear about what his organization is doing to diversify the outdoors. .

  • Approaching Shining Rock on the Art Loeb

    Approaching Shining Rock on the Art Loeb, early fall morning in full sun. Delightful!! Photo by Sharon Smith

  • Clawhammer Mt

    A rowdy group on a chilly wintry day on the top of Clawhammer Mountain near Club Gap after lunch break. Phone by Jim Magura

  • Lost Cove 04062022

    A fun but difficult hike with a lot of history. Group hike photo in Lost Cove. Photo taken by Mike Knies

  • Schoolhouse Falls

    School House Falls in Panthertown, one of many scenic waterfalls throughout the park.