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Rim Hike #4: Montreat East Ridge

April 13, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

$30 – $50

This difficult, 6-mile segment traverses the crest of the Blue Ridge (Continental Divide) along the eastern boundary of MontreatMontreat was founded by Rev. John C. Collins in 1897 as a place “for physical and spiritual renewal,” and was named by combining the words “mountain” and “retreat.” The hike will include the peaks of Rocky Head, Brushy Mountain, and Boggs Bunion and will descend to the historic Swannanoa Gap at Ridgecrest. On the way we will see remnants of the old Mt. Mitchell Railroad and Scenic Auto Road.

Difficulty: Difficult, 5.8 miles

Tickets

Out of stock! Member $30.00
Out of stock! Non-Member $50.00

Details

Date:
April 13, 2019
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