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“Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt.”–John Muir

“Mountains are the beginning and the end of all natural scenery.”– John Ruskin

“Mountains!  Think of them, speak of them, look upon them!…Here they are in all their majesty and abundance.”–Isaiah Kephart

“To appreciate the beauty of a snowflake, it is necessary to stand out in the cold.”–  Source Unknown

“I think that I shall never see
A poem lovely as a tree.
A tree whose hungry mouth is prest
Against the earth’s sweet flowing breast;
A tree that looks at God all day,
And lifts her leafy arms to pray;
A tree that may in Summer wear
A nest of robins in her hair;
Upon whose bosom snow has lain;
Who intimately lives with rain.
Poems are made by fools like me,
But only God can make a tree.”  Poem by Joyce Kilmer
Pisgah Hikers is a private hiking club that was formed in the late 1970’s.  We have a number of hikes each week, at a different difficulty levels, as described on the Groups & Schedules page

017 Pisgah Hikers Sassafras Mtn 1119

We meet at several assembly areas in and near Brevard, as specified in the schedules, and carpool to the trailhead. 

060 Hoofers Stony Point The Wilds

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Information about how you can hike with us is contained in First Hike With Us.  

Friday Hoofers Waterrock Knob

All hikers, new and old, should read all under the Key Information tab, which includes our Liability Disclaimer.

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Here is a map of this website (with links to the pages described):

Key Information lists pages containing information important for all who hike with us:
First Hike With Us
Hiker Information
— Liability Disclaimer
Joining Our Club
Assembly Areas

Groups & Schedules lists our hiking groups approximately in ascending order of difficulty and describes each difficulty level.  Under the Groups & Schedules tab is a page for each group, which includes the group’s schedule (or information about how to obtain the schedule), leader contact information and assembly locations.

Updates:  Current information about an upcoming hike or other current event.   Information about which groups use updates and about receiving updates by email is contained on the Updates page.  Those wishing to subscribe to the updates should click on the “+Follow” button at the bottom right hand corner of any webpage and follow the instructions.  One can unsubscribe at any time by clicking that feature at the bottom of email updates.

Possible Interest lists pages containing other information:
Club Roster (for members: how to obtain, how to update)
Difficulty Scales: explains meaning of “R” and “TDI” difficulty scales
Leader Website Instructions (only of interest to group leaders)
Other Websites related to hiking and outdoors in our area
Stroke Identification: easy simple test for stroke symptoms

Photos:  Photos taken on some of our hikes.

Weather:  Links to weather websites and webcams

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