Backpack Black Balsam, NC

Apr 12 - Apr 14

Overnight Trip


Opens on Jan 17 7:00 pm


Braja Smith

Hike down the Art Loeb trail and enjoy the grand vistas Black Balsam has to show you! Located in North Carolina’s Pisgah National Forest, Black Balsam provides breath-taking views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Experience the fresh mountain air on one of our favorite places to backpack! Expect full days of hiking. The trip will leave early in the morning on Friday and return late Sunday evening.


Registration Includes:

– Group camping equipment (tents etc.)

– All meals (usually vegetarian)


– Experienced Guides


Registration Does Not Include:

– Personal gear (i.e. sleeping bag, backpack, sleeping pad, headlamp). Feel free to rent outdoor gear from us! Participants get 10% off for their TRiP. More info here:



– Backcountry camping

– No electricity

– No running water

– No flushing toilets

– No showers


Your mandatory pre-trip meeting date and time will be listed on your receipt email.


All trips are non-refundable and non-transferrable unless cancelled by CORE.


If this trip is full, call CORE at 352-294-1040 to get on the waiting list.


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