Category: Hiking

Flat Creek Trail – Classic Hike of the Smokies

November 9, 2018

FOTS Oct 2018 Classic Hike - photo by Linda Spangler

The FOTS October Classic Hike of Flat Creek Trail was led by Jack Case. A life-long resident of the Maggie Valley, Jack shares insights about the area during the hike on a day when they saw elk and mountain views….

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Hikers view old-growth trees on Classic Hike of the Smokies

September 28, 2018

FOTS hiking group - Sept 2018

Hike leader Steve Winchester shares the experience of the September Classic Hike of the Smokies, hiking the Maddron Bald Trail and the Albright Grove Loop on Sept. 11. Linda Spangler provides photos of the hike. by Steve Winchester We assembled…

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July Classic Hike: AT and Mountains to Sea Trail

July 19, 2018

picnic at Andrews Bald - photo by Linda Spangler

Beth Ransom led the July hike. Beth joined FOTS when she began hiking GSMNP trails, after she completed the Carolina Mountain Club’s Pisgah 400 (hiking all 400 miles of trails in the Pisgah Ranger District) and South Beyond 6000 (40…

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