From the Black Balsam Access of the Blue Ridge Parkway (Milepost 420.2), a vast trail network fans out exposing you to some of the most exposed hiking in the Southeast. Take a short, but grueling spur up to the Art Loeb Trail and
enjoy 360-degree views from Tennent Mountain and Black Balsam, pick up the Mountains-to-Sea Trail and head either west to the Middle Prong Wilderness (isolated and peaceful) or east to Graveyard Fields (waterfalls), or take the Ivestor Gap Trail about 4 miles into the 18,500-acre Shining Rock Wilderness, where you can scramble atop white quartzite outcrops, then continue on to the famous Cold Mountain. Big advantage: because you start at 5,840 feet, there’s not a lot of climbing.
I’m loving the fabric of this super soft hoodie. I never want to take it off!
These moderately priced insoles are a great upgrade for any hiking shoe.
I wear my Arizona’s ALL the time. I can’t wait to get a new color this Spring!
This is such a good value. A lightweight 1 person tent for a great price. I like it for solo missions to fish or for section hikes on the AT. With social distancing a thing, bringing your own tent on a trip with buddies makes a lot of sense.
I love these and wear them around for everything from a walk around the neighborhood to a quick workout and anything in between.