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Camp at Snaggy Mountain

Burnsville, North Carolina

Backpack the Black Mountain Crest Trail

Burnsville, North Carolina

12 mi / 5390 ft gain

Black Crest Trail and Mount Mitchell

Burnsville, North Carolina

16.15 mi / 4987 ft gain

Woody Ridge Trail

Burnsville, North Carolina

4.51 mi / 2867 ft gain

Big Butt Peak, Cattail Peak, Mount Mitchell and Gibbs Mountain

Burnsville, North Carolina

24.38 mi / 5919 ft gain

Straight Creek via Waterslide Trail

Barnardsville, North Carolina

1.39 mi / 400 ft gain

Celo Knob Via Black Mountain Crest and Colbert Ridge Trails

Burnsville, North Carolina

13.97 mi / 4446 ft gain

Colbert Ridge to Mount Mitchell to Maple Camp Ridge Loop

Burnsville, North Carolina

18.22 mi / 5066 ft gain

Big Bald

Burnsville, North Carolina

14.13 mi / 3448 ft gain

Places to stay

Carolina Hemlocks Rec Area

Burnsville, North Carolina

Carolina Hemlocks Rec Area

Black Mountain Campground

Burnsville, North Carolina

Black Mountain Campground

Briar Bottom Group Campground

Burnsville, North Carolina

Briar Bottom Group Campground

Curtis Creek Campground (Nc)

Old Fort, North Carolina

Curtis Creek Campground (Nc)

Rock Creek Recreation Area

37692

Rock Creek Recreation Area

Guides and stories

 5 Awesome Trail to Town Adventures Near Asheville, NC

5 Awesome Trail to Town Adventures Near Asheville, NC

Erin McGrady

Part II: Exploring the Blue Ridge Parkway Near Asheville - South

Part II: Exploring the Blue Ridge Parkway Near Asheville - South

Erin McGrady

Part I: Exploring the Blue Ridge Parkway near Asheville - North

Part I: Exploring the Blue Ridge Parkway near Asheville - North

Erin McGrady

6 Urban Parks in Asheville, North Carolina

6 Urban Parks in Asheville, North Carolina

Erin McGrady

Exploring the Blue Ridge Parkway on the Way to Asheville, NC

Exploring the Blue Ridge Parkway on the Way to Asheville, NC

Clayton Getsinger

Appalachian Trail - First 5%

Appalachian Trail - First 5%

Cody Markham

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