Rhododendron and flame azaleas in the spring, greenery year around, fall colors and winter views
are what make our area so special.
Western NC offers a wide variety of hikes that include mountain views, waterfalls and beautiful trails in the woods.
One of the pleasures of hiking with High Country Hikers are the friendships we make as we walk on the trail. Most of us are transplants to the area and we relish making new friends.
Members are encouraged to participate in a variety of social events throughout the year ranging from a picnic, our spring dinner meeting, and our Holiday dinner.
Get some good exercise while you enjoy the beauty of the woods and interesting conversation with fellow hikers. We encourage new hikers to start with the easiest hikes. Often newcomers have not done much hiking in the mountains and are surprised by how difficult it can be.
We offer a range of hike difficulties to accommodate most hikers
We offer an Easier and a Harder Hike each day. They often meet at different locations
We leave the meeting area promptly at 8:30 AM.
It is suggested you arrive about 15 minutes before then.
All hikers must read and sign the Hike Sheet.
These websites contain valuable information about trails, road conditions and weather: