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Reach The Peaks

Upcoming Events:

Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 11:00am
Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 8:15am
Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 11:00am

Reach The Peaks

The 2019 Reach the Peaks Challenge is the premier single day hiking challenge in North Carolina. It will take place September 28th. This years 7th challenge will be the toughest yet and offer a strenuous 11 mile world class trail route that will test participants from the banks of the Dan River to Moore's Knob, the highest NC peak east of the Blue Ridge Mountains. 
Registration is now open! Visit for more information.  
Date of Event: Sept. 28, 2019 - 8:15 AM
Start Location: Dan River Company / Green Heron Alehouse

Date of Event: 
Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 8:15am

Start Location: 
Dan River Company - Green Heron Alehouse 1110 Flinchum Rd. Danbury, NC

Hike Length and Difficulty: 
11 miles strenuous

1790 Hanging Rock Park Road
Danbury, NC 27016



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