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Hiking North Carolina's lookout towers / by Peter J. Barr.

Barr, Peter J., (author.).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780895873569
  • ISBN: 0895873567
  • Physical Description: xiii, 271 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Winston-Salem, N.C. : John F. Blair, Publisher, 2008.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Nantahala National Forest 13 -- Wayah Bald 17 -- Panther Top 29 -- Joanna Bald 35 -- Albert Mountain 43 -- Wesser Bald 53 -- Cowee Bald 65 -- Yellow Mountain 71 -- Great Smoky Mountains 77 -- Shuckstack 81 -- Clingmans Dome 93 -- Mount Cammerer 105 -- Mount Sterling 117 -- Mount Noble 127 -- Barnett Knob 133 -- Central Highlands 139 -- Rich Mountain 143 -- Camp Creek Bald 151 -- Duckett Top 161 -- Chambers Mountain 167 -- Blue Ridge and Black Mountains 172 -- Fryingpan Mountain 175 -- Bearwallow Mountain 181 -- Little Snowball 187 -- Mount Mitchell 193 -- Green Knob 207 -- Northwestern North Carolina and the Piedmont 215 -- Flat Top Mountain 219 -- Rendezvous Mountain 225 -- Walker Top 233 -- Moores Knob 239 -- North Carolina's Historical Towers 247 -- Appendix 1 Lookout Tower Organizations: The Forest Fire Lookout Association (FFLA) and the National Historic Lookout Register (NHLR) 253 -- Appendix 2 Lookout Tower Challenge 255 -- Appendix 3 List of Towers 257 -- Appendix 4 North Carolina's Standing Towers with Restricted Access 258 -- Appendix 5 North Carolina's Removed Lookout Towers 261 -- Appendix 6 Lookout Towers Just Outside North Carolina 262.
Summary, etc.:
Twenty-six lookout and fire tower sites in the mountains of North Carolina are described. Each entry includes historical information; descriptions of the views from the towers; directions, distances, and difficulty ratings of the hiking trails, maps, and photographs.
Subject: Fire lookout stations > North Carolina > History.
Fire lookouts > North Carolina > History.
Hiking > North Carolina > Guidebooks.
North Carolina > Guidebooks.
Genre: Guidebooks.

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