Since moving to WNC 4 years ago, Abbey has become a well-known and respected trail maintainer.  In addition to volunteering weekly with Wild South, she also volunteers with Carolina Mountain Club and NC High Peaks.  She is a section maintainer on the Appalachian Trail as well as a section maintainer for Hickery Fork in Shelton…

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As a lifelong resident of WNC, Tom has always loved and taken pride in the priceless beauty of his home. “My mission, and what my children were taught, leave it better than you found it. On our outings, we always carry out our trash and often a Walmart bag for extra litter encountered. Since retiring…

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