Building continues at Melrose Mountain Hiking Park
Revealed 10:59 am Wednesday, November 23, 2022
A brand new gravel parking space can now be discovered on the Melrose Mountain Hiking Park on Hogback Mtn Highway (on the intersection with Graham’s View) because of gravel supplied by way of the The city of Tryon and free of charge mechanical grading supplied by way of Greg Junge Building, LLC. Park building is on-going, and it comprises path enhancements and building of a path kiosk and picnic space.
To sign up for within the camaraderie, pop out this Saturday, November 26, from 9 a.m. to one p.m. for every other volunteer path development day, led by way of Blue Ridge Journey Guides and Carolina Climbers Coalition, to build staircases out of locust logs.
Melrose Mountain Hiking Park used to be established in 2019, and because then it has supplied rock-climbing alternatives for amateur to complicated rock climbers, a number of WNC and Upstate SC faculty/college teams, and quite a lot of different outside management techniques (e.g. Boy Scouts) within the southeast.
Via descending a brief 15-minute hike from the parking space to the cliff base, guests can simply get right of entry to 40 established game climbs at the fringe of the Blue Ridge Escarpment the place there’s stunning cliff-side perspectives all the way down to the SC Piedmont and of Hogback Mtn.
This The city of Tryon park used to be co-developed and is maintained via toughen supplied by way of Blue Ridge Journey Guides (Brag – an area outside membership), the Carolina Climber’s Coalition C4 Group, the Tryon Hearth Division, and hundreds of volunteer guy hours dedicated to development way trails and creating mountain climbing routes.
To determine extra concerning the park, please discuss with www.carolinaclimbers.org/climbing-areas and https://www.mountainproject.com/space/118226507/melrose-mtn-climbing-park.
Submitted by way of Jonathan Gerst