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Explore the MST

Explore the MST

Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail will hold its annual gathering May 3-5 at Blue Ridge Assembly in Black Mountain, with an agenda that includes guided hikes, excursions, trail building workshops and more. 

The weekend will begin Friday, May 3, with a welcome reception and dinner, continuing with the annual meeting May 4. Guided hikes and excursions will take place all three days. Specifics of the itinerary will be posted online as those details are confirmed.

Friends of the MST is a nonprofit with a mission to support continued development and maintenance of the 1,175-mile cross-state trail. For more information, including pricing and itinerary updates, visit

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