General Hike Information – information on typical trail conditions, notes about the trail statistics and ratings used on this site, information on trail navigation and hazards.
Flower Guide – introduction to the flowering bushes and trail flowers found on WNC trails including photo galleries and links to additional resources.
Hunting Seasons – information about hunting seasons in WNC and hiking in hunting areas.
Equipment Tips – information about appropriate clothing and equipment for hiking in this region including trekking poles, footwear, traction aids, snake protection and photography.
Information Sources – lists of guide books, sources for maps and links to important sites for information on trail access closures.