May on the Mountains-to-Sea Trail

May is Mountains-to-Sea Trail month. There are lots of ways to celebrate the month

1.  Hike all 60 miles of the Falls Lake MST (Raleigh-Durham) in a series of 8 hikes

2. Hike the five exhilarating hikes on the MST in the Greensboro, Winston-Salem and Elkin areas

3. Go on a guided hikes on the MST near the Blue Ridge Parkway.

In addition, why not buy a raffle ticket or three?

You might win one of 11 great prizes including one $500 gift card and seven $250 gift cards from Great Outdoor Provision Co.

You can buy tickets online or at any Great Outdoor Provision Co. store. You can also buy a ticket from me. I’ve got quite a stash.

Tickets cost $5 each or $20 for a set of five.

The raffle prizes are great. They include one (1) $500 Great Outdoor Provision Company gift card and seven (7) $250 GOPC gift cards.  In addition, there are three (3) $100 gift cards from other outdoor gear manufacturers Osprey, Patagonia and Smartwool.

The prize drawings will be held on National Trails Day, Saturday, June 7th, 2014. You need not be present to win.

You can also support Friends of the MST when you shop at Amazon.

  • Go to
  • Select Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail as your preferred organization
  • Bookmark that page and shop at Amazon.  


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