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Help for the first-time hiker

Picture yourself here, on the edge of the Shining Rock Wilderness of the Pisgah National Forest, by summer.

Spring is the season of rebirth. Wildflowers have been popping up for more than a month now, the trees are a day or two from being in full leaf. With temperatures in the 70s and skies more blue than not, it’s no wonder that a young man (and woman’s) thoughts turn to one thing: read more