Carolina Mountain Club

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Replacement Hike for Half Day Sunday, Sept 19

September 10, 2021

UPDATE 9/10/21: John Rock Loop Hike #172 for Sun 9/19 is being REPLACED due to closure of the Fish Hatchery access roads, and parking. NEW HIKE FOR SUN 9/19/21: Tanyard Gap to Rich Mountain 12:00 PM. Hike 5.5, Drive 70, 1350 ft. ascent, Rated C-B, at-mst, ltc . Lee Belknap, 828-698-9394, cell 828-674-3631, Only Meeting Place: Ingles in Marshall, NC (on US25) near middle entrance. We will caravan to the trailhead. This moderate in-and-out hike features great views from the Rich Mountain fire tower near Hot Springs. We follow the A.T. north from Tanyard Gap, then take a short side trail to the fire tower, and return via the A.T. Topo(s): Hot Springs. (CARPOOLERS: Please bring a mask.)