A New place to hike and rock climb

A New place to hike and rock climb

Two local articles were published about Hickory Nut’s new place to hike and climb in Hickory Nut Gorge. At a ceremony Dec. 14 hosted by Conserving Carolina at Myers’ and Lawson’s Laughing Waters Retreat butting up against Bearwallow Mountain, about 130 people turned out to celebrate three significant conservation and recreation projects…

News summaries below…

Citizen Times

GERTON – Some might call him the mountain whisperer.

John Myers is that special kind of person who can look up at a mountain, listen to a mountain and know instinctively what it needs – to remain protected, wild and free.

Myers, a landowner, conservationist and rock climber, has lived in the Upper Hickory Nut Gorge for nearly 20 years with his wife, Jane Lawson.

He has had the steely focus, the patience and the friend-making capacity to take care of the mountains that are his home, and to make sure they are forever protected and available for the enjoyment of others who share his love of wild places.

At a ceremony Dec. 14 hosted by Conserving Carolina at Myers’ and Lawson’s Laughing Waters Retreat butting up against Bearwallow Mountain, about 130 people turned out to celebrate three significant conservation and recreation projects. READ MORE…

BlueRidgeNow.com

A Thursday event to mark the opening of a new trail, climbing area and conserved acreage in the Hickory Nut Gorge marked years of hard work that is helping to realize the lofty dreams of one dedicated landowner, conservationist and rock climber. READ MORE…

No Comments

Post A Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.