On Saturday, June 28th, Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy welcomes you to join us for the newest hike in the Upper Hickory Nut Gorge- the Trombatore Trail!
On this out-and-back journey, hikers will descend into and out of a rich cove forest on the way to the panoramic summit of Blue Ridge Pastures. the Total cumulative hiking distance is 5.0 miles. This hike is rated as strenuous in difficulty, featuring a total elevation gain of 1200 feet.
Participants are required to be in reasonable physical condition and capable of completing a four mile hike over uneven, forested terrain. Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate pets on this hike. Hikers should wear sturdy walking shoes (no flip-flops), bring several layers of clothing in preparation for changing warm and cold temperatures, pack plenty of water as well as a snack/lunch to eat during the hike. Hikers who attend are required to participate in the entire duration of the hike. Hikers must be age 12 and up.
Space is limited on our hikes, so please reserve your spot today by using CMLC's Online Hike Sign-Up Form. Hike meeting locations, times, and additional details will be sent through email upon confirmation of your spot on the hike. This hike can accomodate 30 hikers. Reservations for a spot on this hike will be taken on a first-come, first-serve basis using:
For questions, contact CMLC Outreach Associate Matt Kirk at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CMLC conserves land and water resources to benefit the quality of life of residents and visitors in Henderson, Transylvania, and surrounding counties. Since 1994, the land trust has protected more than 27,000 acres of natural lands in our mountains.