2023 Favorite Hikes & Breweries

Hoppy New Year!!  2023 was a busy hiking year for us. We posted 43 new hikes and visited 37 new breweries/craft beer venues. These are our favorite hikes from last year:

AT, Wilburn Ridge & Crest Loop

Beauty Spot 

Big Bald

Big Firescald Knob 

Big Hump & Little Hump Bald

Charlies Bunion

Chimney Top

Hanging Rock Overlook

Pete’s Cave/North Mountain

Roaring Run Hoop Hole

Favorite “new” Breweries:

2023 was a great year for craft beer. Well, every year is a great year for good beer. These craft breweries have been around for a while, so they are not new breweries—just new to us

Big Pillow Brewing, Hot Springs NC

Fonta Flora Brewing, Morganton NC

Innovation Brewing, Dillsboro NC

Iron Tree Brewing, Christiansburg VA

Mad Co. Brew House, Marshall NC

Old Spruce Brewing, Snowshoe WV

Solstice Farm Brewery, Catawba VA

Stumptown Ales, Davis WV

Twisted Track Brew Pub, Roanoke VA

Yee Haw Brewing, Johnson City TN

Happy New Year!! We have some great hikes planned for 2024, follow us on Facebook and Instagram for notifications of new posts. Happy trails!!