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Celebrate the Mountains-to-Sea Trail with local hikes

August 22nd, 2019

Friends of the N.C. Mountains-to-Sea Trail is inviting hikers of all skill levels to help celebrate the trail’s 42nd birthday from Sept. 6-8 by joining one of …


Alcoa woman loses 70 pounds hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains

August 22nd, 2019

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Three years ago, Melissa Coatney weighed 200 pounds. Since then, she’s lost 70 pounds and it’s in large part thanks to …


From the Mountains to the Sea, state hiking trail turns 42

August 21st, 2019

NORTH CAROLINA — A hiking trail that stretches from one side of the Tarheel state to the other is turning 42 next month. The Mountains to Sea Trail …


Biltmore Estate: The Jewel of the Mountains

August 21st, 2019

The house is 175,000 square feet—that’s about four acres—and was once surrounded by 125,000 acres of land, reduced today to 8,000 acres.


This Easy Hike In Arizona Will Take You To A Hidden Cave With Views Of The Mountains

August 20th, 2019

Anytime we find hidden gems, we feel like real treasure hunters. You can let the treasure hunter in you out by going on this easy hike in Arizona that’ll …


For Idaho cancer survivors, hiking mountains is a way to find themselves — and a cure

August 20th, 2019

She attended a fundraiser dinner for Expedition Inspiration, an Idaho-based nonprofit that funds breast cancer research through hikes and climbs.


Thousands enjoy Townsend’s third Great Smoky Mountains Hot Air Balloon Festival

August 19th, 2019

Piloting a hot air balloon takes skill, patience and an innate understanding of the … “I had no intention of taking a flight,” Johnnie Lee Harvest said.


Hiker on solo trip who disappeared in Northern California mountains is found dead

August 19th, 2019

Daniel Komins, a 34-year-old hiker who had gone missing in the Trinity Alps in Northern California, was found dead Sunday morning, the Trinity …


Great Smoky Mountains Hot Air Balloon Festival takes flight

August 18th, 2019

TOWNSEND, Tenn. (WVLT) — The Great Smoky Mountains Hot Air Balloon Festival kicked off in Townsend Saturday.


Experienced hiker, 34, goes missing in Northern California mountains during a five-day walk after …

August 18th, 2019

An experienced hiker has gone missing in the Northern California mountains during a five-day walk after calling his girlfriend to say the ‘trip was going …


Sights in the sky: Great Smoky Mountains Hot Air Balloon Festival

August 18th, 2019

TOWNSEND, Tenn. — Vibrant colors filling the sky tonight as the Great Smoky Mountains Hot Air Balloon Festival takes to the air in Townsend.


Hikers rescued from Phoenix mountains as officials urge caution in the heat

August 17th, 2019

PHOENIX — Two hikers were rescued from Phoenix mountains early Saturday, when temperatures were expected to reach a high of 108 degrees.


Missing North Carolina Man: Hiker Still Lost In California Mountains After 5-Day Trek

August 17th, 2019

A North Carolina man was reported missing while on a five-day hike in California on Aug. 11. Authorities in Trinity County suspended their search …


‘Experienced’ hiker disappears in Northern California mountains, search underway

August 17th, 2019

According to the Trinity County Sheriff’s Office, 34-year-old Daniel Komins is an “experienced” hiker who embarked on a five-day solo trip to the Trinity …


Hiker disappears in Northern California mountains on 5-day hike

August 17th, 2019

Authorities suspended search-and-rescue operations for a missing hiker in the mountains of Northern California on Friday night, but said they planned …


Glass House Mountains rescue bid for hiker stuck on cliff face

August 17th, 2019

A man has been pictured cowering precariously in a rocky hole after apparently taking a wrong turn on a morning hike in Queensland. Watch the video …


For summer hiking in Arizona, head up to the White Mountains

August 16th, 2019

WHITE MOUNTAINS, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) — Debbie Hendricks, Arizona native and owner of outdoor store Just Roughin’ It brings us some cooler hikes to …


The Mountains Are Calling — And You Should Go

August 16th, 2019

Hiking, the simple act of walking through nature, has seen something of a renaissance in recent years. More people than ever are visiting public lands.


New, Iconic & Surprising Fall Adventures In The Mountains Of Asheville, NC

August 15th, 2019

Fall Travel Packages: Enhance your stay with a locally sourced picnic you can take to the Blue Ridge Parkway from AC Hotel Asheville Downtown or …


8 hikes for swimming and wading in the Cascade Mountains

August 15th, 2019

There is nothing quite like the shock to your system that dip in a mountain lake gives. After a long hike in the heat of the day, the chilly waters give a jolt …


 

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