Carolina Mountain Club celebrates 100 years

N.C. Arboretum volunteer Tim Southard explains the difference between white and red oak leaves to his group of hikers. Photo courtesy of David Huff Creative.

As temperatures neared 90 degrees on the sunny afternoon of Sunday, July 16, the forested Carolina Mountain Trail offered a shady respite for the 20 people joining Tom Southard for a 2.1-mile hike through the woods of the North Carolina Arboretum in Asheville. Southard, a volunteer with 13 years of experience leading walks at the […]