Entries tagged: Appalachian Trail

The Triple B Challenge - Hiking in the Highlands of Roan

06.24.2013 Drew Stevenson 0 Comments

Flame Azalea on the Triple B Challengfe Hike starting at Carver's GapIf a picture is worth a thousand words, then it just might take days for me to describe all the incredible views and memorable moments while attempting the Triple B Challenge(Bold, Breathtaking and Bald) as a part of the June Jamboree, Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy's annual celebration. This particular hike covered 14.3 miles across the longest continuous stretch of grassy balds in the world...that's right, the world. It's located on the North Carolina/Tennessee border in an area where SAHC has protected almost 20,000 acres of globally significant, rare habitat and...

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