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Replacement Hike for Half-Day Sunday, September 26

September 15, 2021

The Daniel Ridge Loop hike originally scheduled for September 26 has been cancelled due to trail damage and closure of FS475. The replacement hike is Lower Big Laurel Creek 11:00 AM Hike 7.5, Drive 60, 350 ft. ascent, Rated B-C, Daisy Teng Karasek, 828-505-2036, cell 408-887-3666, Only Meeting Place: 160 Zillicoa St. (USFS parking lot) off Exit 25 of I-26. Limit of 15 hikers. Contact hike leader via email for reservations. Hike along a beautiful stream with whitewater, big rocks and surrounding high cliffs to the French Broad River. Interesting flora. Parts of the trail are rocky – hiking boots/shoes are recommended. This is Hike #43 of the 100 Favorite Hikes. (CARPOOLERS: Please bring a mask.)