SAWS Finishes Fall Season

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Southern Appalachian Wilderness Stewards (SAWS) fall 2015 crew has completed their third and last hitch in Linville Gorge.  They report a total of 327 fallen trees removed from the trail corridor during their fall season, mostly on the Linville Gorge Trail … Continued

Fall Equinox Today

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Three months of sunrises, from the summer solstice until the fall equinox (today), as seen from Wiseman’s View in Linville Gorge.  Simulation in Google Earth.  At the summer solstice the sun rose over Hawksbill, and by midwinter it will come … Continued

SAWS Crew Begins Last Hitch

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Southern Appalachian Wilderness Stewards‘ fall crew hiked down Pinch-In Trail today to begin the last of their three, one-week hitches this season.  Focus will be on clearing fallen trees from the southern end of the Linville Gorge Trail.  If time allows … Continued

Watch for Abandoned Campfires

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Abandoned campfires are a fact of life, especially on Sunday afternoons or after three day weekends. As you’re hiking out, stroll through campsites to collect trash and check on fire rings.  

Conley Cove Trail Work Day

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After the great crosscut saw work from Southern Appalachian Wilderness Stewards, a crew of volunteers went down Conley Cove Trail today to begin trailbed restoration.  

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