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[at-l] Art Loeb Trail
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I'm sending this to the list because Jan's personal email bounced on me. N=
sure if it get to her this way, but.....
In a message dated 10/25/2002 9:08:05 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
> iS THERE A MAP ANYWHERE ON THE WEB YOU KNOW OF? i CAN'T FIND ONE, THO i H=
> ONE ON ORDER FROM nATL. gEOGRAPHIC.
> ( ooops, sorry about caps)
> Want to do that Trail soon, maybe next weekend. Where to start? North or
> south? Know anything about water?
The National geographic Trails Illustrated map is the one I have. =A0You
shouldn't have any problems using that. =A0The Shinning Rock wilderness doe=
have blazes or markers, but again, it shouldn't be a problem. =A0Allen DeHa=
NC Hiking Trails has it going south to north, if you want to use his
descriptions. =A0It's rated moderate to strenuous. =A0Including Cold Mounta=
it's 33 miles, with 4,084 feet of elevation gain. =A0I don't think water wi=
be much of a problem, it's been raining here pretty good the last couple
weeks. =A0I know there are one or two shelters on the southern half and som=
good camping in the north. It's an awesome trail.
> Slyatpct@aol.com wrote:
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> > Someone said the Art Loeb Trail ends on Cold Mountain. I think they ma=
> > mistaken and that it ends at the Boy Scout Camp or Davidson Campground =
> > those going south. Cold Mountain would be a side trip well worth doing
> > though I missed it the 1st time around. I still have the southern half=
> > do, but Cheryl has hike the whole trail.
> > For more cool pics from the ART check this sight out.
> > <A HREF=3D"http://www.griztrax.net/Appalachians/loeb1.html">The Art Loe=
b Trail/Shining Rock, NC</A>