A "Night Hike" on the Boogerman Trail
I wasn't able to find the story just now about how it got it's name, but as best I can remember, it was about the guy mentioned in the above link, Robert Palmer (no, not from Led Zep
He was a painfully shy, backwards maybe kinda guy, long ago in those NC mountains. The other mountain kids would always pick on him & one day as he hid his face in his arms on his school desk, his teacher asked who that was hiding.
"The boogerman" he replied! The name stuck with him for life... & beyond.