The Uwharrie Trail Club has recently seen a revival. Ok, maybe I’m a little slow in catching on. “Recently” might only be true if you include last year in that description. But for a club that first got started in the early 1970′s, last year is fairly “recent”. 2010 started with no active club..."Uwharrie Trail Club Revival"Continue reading
January 8th started out crisp and partly cloudy. Temp’s hovered around freezing as I drove to Montgomery County and delivered more copies of the Uwharrie Lakes Region Trail Guide to Melinda at the Eldorado Outpost. My next goal was to explore the Town of Troy Nature Trail. I had seen the sign for this..."Town of Troy Nature Trail"Continue reading
With close to 6,000 copies of the Uwharrie Lakes Region Trail Guide having been sold, I’m convinced this book proved itself to be a project worth doing. I incorporated some features in the guidebook that I as a hiker wanted to have in a trail guide but didn’t often see in others. These features..."Guidebook feedback wanted"Continue reading
December 21st will be a busy night for sky viewing. This date is when the winter solstice occurs in 2010. It also happens to be the date of a full moon. The December full moon is often called the Cold Moon or Long Night’s Moon, both are appropriate names for those of us in..."December Solstice"Continue reading
Hike Trip #204 (PDF) This month’s featured hike trip is #204 from the Uwharrie Lakes Region Trail Guide. This 9.17 mile hike starts at the Wood Run Trailhead on NC24-27 and combines parts of the Uwharrie and Keyauwee Trails to form a “lollipop” route. The “lollipop” loop itself is just over 5 miles around...."Uwharrie Hike Trip #204"Continue reading
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