Shut-In Trail Hike led by Les and Catherine Love

09/02/2023 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM ET


Are you ready to hike on the MST in the Blue Ridge Mountains? Join us as we explore the trail and enjoy breathtaking views. 

Meet at 9:00 AM at Asheville Outlets parking lot behind Waffle House (798 Brevard Rd, Asheville) to carpool to trailhead. We will hike from Elk Pasture Gap to Beaverdam Gap for a total of 4.3 miles. This hike is rated moderate with elevation from 4250 down to 3600 with some ascents along the way.

Points of interest include the Shut-In trail, Old Carriage trail, Vanderbilt's Buck Springs Lodge with beautiful views of Mills River Valley. Please wear hiking boots/shoes, bring snack and water. No pets allowed. Capacity is 20. Hike leaders are Les and Catherine Love.

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