Carolina Mountain Club

Hike, Save Trails, Make Friends!

Join Us!

We love to hike and work on our beloved trails, and we want you to join us. You can check us out through several hikes with us, or you can join first by clicking on the Join button on our home page. Please contact the hike leader ahead of time if you’re not a member.

Please browse our web site to see other activities you might like. We’re a non-profit with no paid staff, so we depend on volunteers to keep our club going. We would welcome your help!

April 20th Spring Social

Don't dawdle! Buy your tickets now for the for the April 20th Spring Social at the North Carolina Arborettum. Please be part of the fun, fellowship, food and our fantatic program. The event will include hikes and the meal will be served in the Education Center. To register and purchase tickets, log on to the Member Area (Blue Icon) with your id and password and click on Spring Social to purchase tickets.  Additional details will be included in the April eNews.

April 27 - 28 Appalachian Trail Restoration

Join the Carolina Mountain Club as we restore the A.T. near Hot Springs, NC April 27 - 28 on this weekend overnight. We'll be out rehabbing the trail and making new friends. No experience necessary, experienced trail crews will be on site to supervise and train. If you have always wanted to do trail work to give back, this is your opportunity. A great learning experience awaits!

Addiitonal questions - Please contact Paul Curtin at: 

Members and nonmembers, please register soon. details and registraion

Registration limited to 30 trail maintainers



Jones Gap State Park

Jones Gap State Park

No shortage of water at Jones Gap State Park, SC

  • Jones Gap State Park

    No shortage of water at Jones Gap State Park, SC

  • Serenity

    Serenity of winter hiking, just the soft rustle of leaves and outstanding views.

  • Table Rock SC

    Upcoming Table Rock / Pinnacle Mountain - 3700 feet of rugged vertical and 11.5 miles of trail. Just the workout you need.

  • Wildcat Rock Trail

    Sharon, Judy and Brenda scouting upcoming hike on December 15. A wonderful 5.6 mile hike with streams, rock formations and views, Check hike schedule for details.

  • Sill Branch Falls Loop

    After a great day of hiking, the group enjoyed a quiet moment of reflection at the Sill Branch Falls. We were treated with a photo by the owner of Tennessee Lights for this amazing photo.

  • Cowee Access to Haywood Gap Hike 794 July 2018

    Cowee Access to Haywood Gap along the MST, 9.4 miles and some unexpected trail surprises. Check the hike report for details The group relaxing after a bit of trail excitement. Photo by Jim Magura.