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    Trip Planning Mountains to Sea trail

    I have been playing around with doing a solo section hike of the Mountains to Sea trail in NC. I would like to start in Linville Gorge possibly at Table Rock and hike from there into Blowing rock where i will leave my car. I haven't put much time into this trip plan yet and don't know if I am going to make it but was wondering if anyone had done this section before?

    I have glanced at the MTS book but it doesn't seem to be all that clear and the trail looks to follow the parkway for a time. I am familiar with several parts of the MTS along the route but again was just wondering if anyone had any better insight. Thanks for the help all.

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    I have not been able to find a great deal of info on the MTS, but it seems they are primarily just overlapping existing trails. I hiked a trail, here in the eastern part of the state (Neusiok Trail), which turns out to be part of the MTS, as well. I will be glad when they get the final route settled, so I can put some serious energy into section hiking the whole thing.
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    I hiked the MST from table rock to Grandfather mountain a couple of years ago, I recommend it!
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    I've not hiked it, but these guys have sectioned hiked the entire trail...
    They were at Table Rock on 4/20/08.

    http://www.trailjournals.com/pottwalt

    Greg

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dameon View Post
    I hiked the MST from table rock to Grandfather mountain a couple of years ago, I recommend it!
    How long did it take you?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yosef View Post
    How long did it take you?
    Well we were out there five days but we were in no hurry, I was out there to have fun and just take my time, a strong hiker could do it much quicker, we only covered about 7 miles a day most days.
    Relax, monsters under the hammock are easily distracted by twister-playing squirrels.

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