Carvers Gap Roan Mountain

Hiking Roan Mountain from Carvers Gap, NC (Beautiful AT Views)

Roan Mountain is a series of five mountaintop summits within the Roan Highlands that straddle the North Carolina-Tennessee border. The named summits include: While hiking Roan Mountain, you’ll find the largest natural rhododendron garden, the longest stretch of grassy balds in the Appalachian Mountains, rocky outcrops, and epic views of North Carolina’s High Country. Mount … Read More

Max Patch NC

Max Patch Trail (A Short Hike to Beautiful 360-Degree Views!)

The Max Patch Trail in Western North Carolina (near Asheville) leads to a beloved 4,600-foot bald mountain along the famed Appalachian Trail. With a summit that’s just under a mile from the trailhead, this trail is relatively easy for nearly all levels of hikers. Beautiful 360-degree panoramas of the surrounding mountains (including Mount Mitchell!) await … Read More