Monday .....A one-day intermediate level rock climbing
trip went to Gilbert's Rock; a five-day advanced level Linville Gorge
hiking/climbing expedition left; a backpacking group went out with them,
planning to spend five days hiking from Linville to Mt. Mitchell; a Down
Green whitewater canoeing trip went out on a day trip; and a mountain
biking trip left for a three day ride in Pisgah.
Tuesday.....Today the Hillsiders (one of the older
age groups) went to Pisgah Slides; a rock climbing trip for younger campers
went to Lizard Rock; and a tubing trip went for an afternoon on the Green.
A one-day Nantahala canoeing trip left right after breakfast. A Green
Cove sailing group exchanged with a Mondamin group at
Lake Fontana (near the Smokies), to stay out for three days. A "Mystery
River Recon" (for advanced beginner paddlers) left later in the morning
for a 3-day trip, destination unknown (to the campers, at least). The
Nature Lab took a field trip.
Wednesday.....Mid-week, the Nature Lab took another
outing; a group of beginning whitewater paddlers headed off for the lower
Green River; an intermediate paddling group left for a three-day on the
Toe River in Tennessee. A caving trip left for some limestone caves near
Hampton, Tennessee. The Pisgah biking three-day was picked up and brought
back to camp.
Thursday .....Today there was a climbing trip to Lizard Rock; a 3-day intermediate
canoe trip departed for the Tuckaseegee. That day also, the Mystery River
Recon canoeing trip was picked up, and a Mondamin group replaced Green
Cove's sailors at Fontana.. In
the evening, the caving trip returned.
Friday .....Another Down Green canoeing trip left,
and the Mt. Mitchell backpacking trip was picked up. A group of horseback
riders took the six horse trailer to Bent Creek for a day of trail riding.
The Toe River canoeing trip was picked up.
Saturday .....Today was for picking up loose ends.
A Gilbert's Rock climbing trip went out for the day. The Tuckaseegee canoeing
trip came in.
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