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Black Balsam and Tennent Mountain

We will drive up to the Blue Ridge Parkway to Black Balsam and Tennent Mountains. We will be  hiking at 6000' on a rock bald trail with 360 degree views.   Afterwards, we will head down to beautiful Yellowstone Falls for a few more photo opts and to get your feet wet.  Hike Length: aprox 5 miles  Gas gratuity: $4 or $5 depending on # of people in car

Bring lunch, plenty of water and rain jacket.  **It can get very windy on top of a bald.

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  • Jude H.

    BEAUTIFUL!!!!!

    September 10, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Loved the views! Unique hike.

    September 9, 2013

  • Holly

    I just arrived home from today's hike (9:15 pm) and am not thinking I will want to get up at 6:00 am tomorrow to get ready for the drive back to the Blue Ridge Parkway again. Sorry Kay. I'll see you soon I'm sure. Have a great time tomorrow.

    September 7, 2013

    • Sarah

      I know I'm exhausted too.

      September 8, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hope to meet you on another adventure.

    September 8, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I am going to pass also...tired, busy week =will miss Pisgah
    if you stop for dinner let me know..enhoy the mountains.!

    September 8, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry to cancel... I hurt my shoulder and don't want to overdo it. Have fun!

    September 7, 2013

    • Kay

      I promise we won't be using our shoulders much on this one Dan.

      September 7, 2013

  • Jude H.

    Per Kay, too many people on hike for dogs to be welcome

    September 7, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    May my golden retriever go on this hike if I carry him there in my vehicle?

    September 7, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Are dogs invited?

    September 7, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Day 2 of my birthday weekend!

    September 6, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Kay! Where do you plan on starting from and what time do you think you will be at the trail head? Thanks!!!

    September 4, 2013

    • Kay

      parking on Black Balsam Mtn. Rd - starting on Art Loeb trail on righ side on road - hope to be there 10:50-11am We will stop at Rangers Station in Pisgah Forest for a pitstop.

      September 5, 2013

  • Barb L.

    What is the elevation gain of this hike?

    September 4, 2013

    • Kay

      No more than 400 ft. but a steady steep climb to the top

      September 5, 2013

  • Donna D.

    We are short for managers Sunday so I have to pass. Plus I'm still babying the knee I hurt last Saturday hiking:( I miss all of you very much, have a blast!

    September 4, 2013

  • Markus A.

    Great hike! Did it last year in August. It was 60 degrees and windy. Surprisingly cool. Great views and tasty blueberries.

    August 31, 2013

  • Alan W

    Kay , I'd like to meet the group at the trail head. Will it be at the parking lot at the end of road 816 , the Ivestor Gap trailhead ? Thanks.

    August 23, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hey, I'm new the group (I'm a graduate student at CU) but am interested in going on this hike. Would anyone from the Clemson area want to carpool to travelers rest?

    August 11, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Benny, I would be happy to carpool with you from Clemson! Coincidentally, I am in Alaska right now...but...will be back in Clemson on Sept 6th... Paul

      August 11, 2013

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      August 11, 2013

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