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Rim Hike #1: Weatherford Heights

March 16 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

$30 – $50

The hike to Weatherford Heights explores the history and geography of Y.M.C.A. Blue Ridge Assembly. The hike follows the original boundary line of the conference center’s grounds, surveyed by educator, author, and religious leader Willis Duke Weatherford in 1906. Weatherford sought a permanent location for student training sessions he arranged. When he reached the present site of Blue Ridge Assembly, between two steep forested ridges of the Swannanoa Mountains two miles from Black Mountain, he exclaimed, “Eureka, we have found it!”

Difficulty: Strenuous, 6.7 miles

Cost: $30 members, $50 nonmembers

Note: This hike is part of a series, which is at capacity. Hikers who wish to register for individual hikes may add their name to the waitlist by sending an email to info@swannanoavalleymuseum.org. Additional spaces for individual hikers on the waitlist may open up if a full series hiker cancels their registration. 

Tickets

Out of stock! Member $30.00
Out of stock! Nonmember $50.00

Details

Date:
March 16
Time:
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Cost:
$30 – $50

Venue

Swannanoa Valley Museum & History Center
223 W State St
Black Mountain, NC 28711
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Phone:
828-669-9566
Website:
www.swannanoavalleymuseum.org