Grandfather Mountain

10:24 a.m. on February 26, 2003 (EST)
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Does anyone have information on conditions around Grandfather Mountain in NC? I'm going to be down there this weekend and may hike some. Snowshoes, crampons, just boots for up high?

Thanks

5:15 p.m. on February 26, 2003 (EST)
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Wallhack, If you go to www.grandfather.com you can find out all you need to know. They have a weather database at that site. It is in Avery County, NC. I can see Grandfather Mountain from my favorite primitive site in Burke County. It is on the road to Table Rock, just across from Hawksbill Mtn. I've hiked Table Rock, Hawksbill, and Sitting Bear. They are all great hikes.

Just south of the parking lot at Grandfather there is Blackrock Trail. It's rough - I had swollen ankles for four days. It was like a dry creekbed with nothing but rocks. Got some great pics though.

Hope this helps you.

August 22, 2014
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