At Friend's first board meeting of 2019, five new members joined the slate: Dr. Bill Blackley of Elkin, Lynne Bresler of Chapel Hill, Heather Cotton of Marion/Black Mountain, Carl DeAndrade of White Lake and Mark Rostan of Valdese. [...]
Friends of the MST staff has grown by two; Ben Jones, as Coastal Crescent Project Manager, and Carrie Vernia as Office Manager. And 12-year volunteer Liz Dean signs off. Ben is connecting with and advocating for local stakeholders [...]
Thanks to a change of heart, a trail to the hidden jewel Carter Falls has just opened along the Mountains-to-Sea Trail (MST) near Elkin in Yadkin Valley wine country. An Our State magazine cover story about the MST [...]
Local pottery artist Courtney Pernell (#pottercourt) often hikes and runs the Falls Lake trail section of the MST in Wake and Durham County. She is merging her love of the trail and pottery for “art in the park” [...]
Thanks to everyone who made the 41st MST Birthday Hike a big success! 514 hikers and paddlers joined together that hot September 7-9 weekend for cumulative mileage of 3,276 miles, an average of 6.4 miles each.
Buying clothes treated with insect repellent can drive away bugs and attract funds for Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail thanks to Greensboro-based Insect Shield. The company has announced it will donate 10% of the value of any online purchases of its products by Friends of the MST members, or their friends.
Join us in Surf City - Friday, March 22 through Sunday, March 24 - for the 2019 Gathering of Friends. You'll get to hear the latest MST news, meet fellow trail enthusiasts, learn new skills, and explore some [...]