Hike the Art Loeb Trail to the stunning, brilliant white, quartz-crusted Shining Rock Mountain, catching stunning vistas from Black Balsam Knob and exploring wildflower-covered, view-packed mountain balds.
Hike to the view-packed Black Balsam Knob summit on the Art Loeb Trail, exploring a grassy, wildflower-covered mountain with 360-degree vistas, just off the Blue Ridge Parkway south of Asheville.
Hike to exceptional views on the Cold Mountain summit in North Carolina’s Shining Rock Wilderness, following the Art Loeb Trail from the Daniel Boone Boy Scout Camp.
Hike this double-summit, ultra-scenic five mile loop on the Art Loeb and Ivestor Gap trails, summiting Black Balsam Knob and Tennent Mountain. It’s a sun-drenched, blueberry and blackberry-filled adventure over two bald mountains to some incredible views.
Hike through western North Carolina’s autumn beauty on our top 10 favorite trails to stunning views and the best fall leaf color near Asheville.
Follow this Graveyard Fields hike to stunning waterfalls, through fields of wildflowers and wild blueberries, and to beautiful views just off the Blue Ridge Parkway near Asheville.
Hike the West Fork Trail at Pinnacle Park in Sylva, North Carolina, climbing to exceptional views from The Pinnacle, a high-elevation, knobby summit.
Rack up some mileage, soak up some incredible mountain beauty, and score an adventurous weekend under the stars on our favorite backpacking trails near Asheville.
There’s just something magical about Asheville sunsets and sunrises. Hike our ten favorite trails to catch a colorful display from some of our favorite mountain summits in Western NC.