Linville River Adventure Guide

Grandmother Mountain Boulders

Grandmother Mountain Boulders (Linville)

Grandmother Mountain Boulders (Linville): First discovered for their bouldering potential in the mid-1990s, the Grandmother Mountain area near Boone, NC now hosts more than 400 problems and some of the best stone in the entire Southeast, all in a stunningly beautiful and cool sub-alpine...

Chimney Rocks Climbing Linville Gorge

Linville Gorge Chimneys Climbing (Boone)

The Chimneys (Linville Gorge, Pisgah NF): The .7-mile hike to the 21 Chimneys atop Linville Gorge is among the most beautiful vistas in North Carolina, amidst one of the most remote areas in the Blue Ridge. The steep climbs are a great area to set up top ropes, with slightly overhanging...

Hike Shortoff Mountain | Linville Gorge

Hike Shortoff Mountain | Linville Gorge

Hike Shortoff Mountain In Linville Gorge: The Linville Gorge is formed by the Jonas Ridge on the east and Linville Mountain on the west and is bisected by the Linville River which drops 2,000 feet into the valleys below. The result of this incredible elevation change is a rugged area...

Best Asheville Family Adventures

Boone Family Adventures

Are you ready to take the family on an adventure they won’t soon forget? If so, check out a few of our picks for best family adventures in the Boone area. We’ve got everything from ziplining to nature hikes to picnics by a beautiful river. What more can you ask for?     Valle...

High Falls DuPont

North Carolina Waterfalls Guide

The mountains of North Carolina are blessed with an abundance of water and, in turn, a high concentration of beautiful waterfalls. With around 500 North Carolina waterfalls spread through the region, those in search of a tumbling cascade should certainly have no trouble finding one. But...

Linville Falls Hiking

Located just a short drive from Linville, North Carolina, Linville Falls is featured several different drops that begin in a twin set of upper falls before moving down a small gorge, and culminating in a high-volume 45-foot drop. According to wikipedia.com, Linville Falls has the highest...

Wiseman’s View | Linville Gorge Hiking

  For those looking to experience a taste of what the Linville Gorge has to offer, we have two recommendations on short hikes that end in great views. Get started by heading to Linville Falls, which can be accessed by a moderately steep 1-mile hike to the top of the two-tiered Linville...

Table Rock Climbing

Table Rock Climbing

Table Rock Climbing: When it comes to adventure climbing, the Linville Gorge ranks near the top. The rugged setting, tough approaches, and miles of towering cliff line offer climbers a chance to get out and explore the possibilities. For those more interested in easy approaches and fun...

Challenging the Linville Gorge

For years, the Linville Gorge has been heralded as one of the crown jewels of the High Country. The incredible vistas of the distant rocky escarpments, steep ridges and the ancient river gorge have been drawing adventurers to the area for centuries. These days, the Linville Gorge is...