Chunky Gal campout and hike this weekend

A hike and campout at Tusquitee Bald, the highest point in Clay County, will be held Friday, May 6, by the WNC Alliance, a regional conservation group.

A carpool leaves Asheville at 5 p.m. on Friday. Hiking takes place Saturday at 9 a.m.

The event will start at Bob Allison Campground, hiking out on Chunky Gal Trail in the Nantahala National Forest.

The cost for campers is $25 for WNCA members, and $35 for non-members, which includes food, travel and a one-year membership to WNCA. If you are a WNCA member and bring a friend, the cost is only $15.

People can opt to just hike on Saturday, providing their own meals and transport, at no charge. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 828.258.8737.

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