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January 2020

2020 Snowflake Hike

January 25
Carvers Gap, Carvers Gap
Fork Mountain-Little Rock Creek, NC 28705 United States
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Date: Saturday, January 25th Time: 9:00 AM- 4:00 PM Location: Carvers Gap Difficulty: Moderate (5-6) with an elevation gain of 650' and snow Distance: 4~ miles out and back Cost: FREE but Pre-Registration is Required! In 1885, a self educated farmer Wilson A. Bently attached a microscope to his bellows camera and became the first person to photograph a snowflake. After photographing over 5000 snowflakes, he found that no two snowflakes are alike and come in all sorts of shapes and…

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