Stories of the Land: The Lasting Legacy of John Myers

It is with a heavy heart I share that the Hickory Nut Gorge has lost its greatest treasure of all: John Myers.

A conservationist, rock climber, landowner and dear friend to me and so many, Myers passed away last month at the age of 66 after battling ALS.

John was the catalyst, visionary and champion of hundreds of acres of protected lands and dozens of miles of new public trails, especially in the Upper Hickory Nut Gorge.

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