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Written by Holly Kays
When Ed Sutton first came to Cherokee in November to break ground on a new trail system, his directive was clear.
“We told him his marching orders were just make it great. Make it awesome,” said Jeremy Hyatt, Secretary of Administration for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.
“You couldn’t give me a better mission statement than that,” said Sutton, a trail builder for Brevard-based Trail Dynamics.
Five months after construction began, the trail system is 90 percent complete. By the time it opens — likely in early May — the …
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First event March 20th at 6pm.
Every Monday night Pisgah Area SORBA will be hosting a beginner-friendly group ride in Bent Creek at the Rice Pinnacle parking area that leaves at 6:00PM. This ride provides a welcoming environment for anyone who might be uncomfortable on intermediate or advanced rides. No one will be left behind: fun and learning are our goals!
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The USFS, Pisgah District, has contacted PAS requesting our assistance with addressing a rash of reported and witnessed user conflicts. Please bear in mind that this is a very serious issue. Pisgah District staff have never directly approached us on these points before.
District staff have received a number of complaints regarding rider behavior recently, namely riders not yielding to or “buzzing” hikers while descending. Black Mountain trail has been a specific focal point for complaints. Furthermore, during a recent staff training on Pilot Rock trail, District staff encountered a group …