April 21, 2013 · 4:00 PM
Dogs on 6 foot leash ( Blue Ridge Parkway regulations )
Hike on Mountains to Sea trail near Asheville. 5.6 miles. Short side trail to site of old Ferrin Knob fire tower. While generally a downhill hike, there are many uphill sections, some may be steep. Overall rated as "moderate". One way hike requiring car shuttle.
You must be able to maintain an averaged pace of 2.5+ mph, we should be back at Ingles at approximately 7:30pm.
RSVPs limited to 12 due to probable limited parking at trail heads. RSVPs open at 4 pm Friday.
Meetup at Ingles, form carpools and depart for trailhead at 4:10 pm. Approximately 20 minute drive to trailheads at Beaverdam Overlook and Sleepy Gap, both on the Blue Ridge Parkway.