Roaring Fork Falls

Roaring Fork Falls – A Dreary June Hike

A Dreary Day at Roaring Fork Falls? Doesn’t sound very enticing..does it?. It was a foggy, damp, and cool day for June in the Pisgah National Forest at the base of Mount Mitchell.  The temperature on my car was a blazing 56 degrees at the parking area. It wasn’t exactly “swimming” weather.  It wasn’t raining …

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Roaring Fork Falls and the Return of the 2014 Polar Vortex w/video

Here we go again…another shot of polar, arctic air sending temps into the single digits below 0 and wind chills in the -20’s. This pattern seems a little drawn out this January. However, if you pay attention to the weather, there are these short warm ups in between arctic shots. If timed out just right, …

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Roaring Fork, Setrock Creek &Toms Creek Falls April 2013

This report is about a day trip which consists of 3 very nice medium size waterfalls, Roaring Fork Falls, Setrock Creek Falls, and Toms Creek Falls. All 3 waterfalls are fairly close together, all have short, easy to moderate hikes , and make an excellent day trip when combined. There are a number of ways …

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Roaring Fork & Setrock Creek Falls….Just More To Love About The Mount Mitchell Area!!

One of my favorite routes to the NC mountains includes traveling via I-40 to exit 86 in Marion, then routing my way to NC Hwy 80. The route that NC 80 takes once it winds past Lake Tahoma, is one that is straight out of a Forza video game. The crazy twists, turns, narrow & …

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