Friday’s Hike

Finally. after several rainy Fridays in a row, we get great weather for our annual hike to Rumbling Bald tomorrow.  The northwest breeze should bring clear skies for long-range views of the North Carolina Piedmont from Eagle Rock.  We will have two meeting locations: 8:00 at BiLo Pisgah Forest;  or 8:30 Ingles US64 & I26 Hendersonville.  Please RSVP.

Lake Lure Forecast:  Friday 0% Precip. / 0 in
Mostly sunny skies. High near 60F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph.

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Wednesday’s Hike

More rain is forecast for tomorrow.  Of course, that forecast could change.  So for now I’ll assume we’ll be hiking.  If we do hike, we should see Matthews Creek and Ravencliff Falls at their best.  I will issue an update tomorrow morning by 7:30 if the hike is cancelled.  Cedar Mountain; 9:00.

Wednesday 100% Precip. / 0.38 in
Rain showers in the morning will evolve into a more steady rain in the afternoon. High near 45F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 100%. Rainfall around a quarter of an inch.

Hunting Season

Hunting season began on October 15.  Here are the dates for the bear hunting and deer hunting seasons:
Bear hunting season:  10/15/18 – 11/17 and 12/10/18 – 1/1/19
Deer gun hunting season:  11/19/18 – 12/8/18
So wear or carry orange while hiking from mid-October to the end of the year.

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