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May 28, 2016 - Roan Mountain Peaks

For Memorial Day Weekend, Sandy and I headed to Roan Mountain for a weekend of hiking and waterfalls. We left Friday after work and drove to Roan Mountain to our home for the weekend – Roan Mountain Bed & Breakfast. I had initially planned to camp at Roan Mountain State Park, but it was full for the holiday weekend, so we ended up here. It turned out to be a great stay and the innkeepers, Ann and Steve, were great hosts. Saturday morning, we had a delicious breakfast and then headed up the mountain. The parking at Carver’s Gap was already...

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Nov 1, 2014 - Two Seasons in One Day

The weather forecast was calling for a winter storm in the mountains on Saturday, so I wanted to head out and see the first snow of the season! I met up with Chris early in Chapel Hill and we started heading west. It was raining most of the way out, but started getting crispy as we headed up in elevation. As we approached Boone on US-421, it became undeniably snow. The snowplows were out and the relatively warm ground kept much snow from sticking to the roads at least. We continued on, getting on US-19E in Elk Park and made a quick stop at...

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Jun 4, 2008 - Roan Mountain, TN

Hello All: This morning we left our Lake Mary home at exactly 8:00 AM. Our destination is Roan Mountain, Tennessee, where we will spend a few days with our good friends Dan & Martha Whitaker. Our mileage today was 651. Total Trip Miles 651 Diesel PPG $4.539 FACTS about Roan Mountain, TN: The Cloudland Hotel was constructed during the 1880s by Roan Mountain resident General John Wilder, and was at one time considered to be the highest elevated hotel located east of the Mississippi River. Notable guests of the hotel included Thomas Edison...

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