Hikers Club headed to Appalachian Trail
The Johnson County Hikers Club is open to everyone. You do not have to be highly experienced though the ability to hike the length of the trail is essential. Beginners and supervised children are welcome. We will meet in the parking lot of the Food Lion in Mountain City on the Hwy 421 end. We meet at 8:45 a.m. and leave at 9:00 a.m. sharp unless otherwise stated. We carpool from there to hike sites. Bring a walking stick, lunch, plenty of water and sunscreen. A hat often comes in handy, too. All hikes are on Saturday unless otherwise stated. Because of weather conditions or unexpected events, we may need to substitute our stated destination for something more fitting to the day. If you have questions, call Carol at 727-5947 or check us out on Facebook.
May 13th – Come hike today along the Appalachian Trail and we may get the opportunity to meet some of the through hikers in our area now on their way to Maine. We will hike along the Iron Mountains from the parking area on Cross Mountain to the Double Springs shelter and then back. This is about a six-mile hike and will consist of some ups and downs as ridge walking always does. We will be close to home and still walking a world-famous trail. Come along!