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The oldest mountain in the world!!!

This magnificent mountain is believed to be the oldest mountain in the world according to local... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
PeedinS
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Cary, North Carolina
Beautiful views

This is a nice, easy hike. Gradual incline to the top. I suggest good shoes with tread because... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
rkfeeley
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Lake Worth, Florida
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1 week ago
“The oldest mountain in the world!!!”
1 week ago
“Beautiful views”
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The loop trail is only two miles, but the climb can be a challenge for those not accustomed to such upward climbs. The beautiful vistas are well worth the climb.

Thank Patrick B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This magnificent mountain is believed to be the oldest mountain in the world according to local publications. 250 million years!!!

Thank PeedinS
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice, easy hike. Gradual incline to the top. I suggest good shoes with tread because some of the areas on the trail can be wet and slippery. There are also steps that can be steep for some.

Thank rkfeeley
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

We took the more "strenuous" pathway but it was still a pretty easy hike. Gorgeous views when we got to the top. It's a circle path so you just keep going around!

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Whiteside Mountain, located in the Nantahala National Forest between Cashiers and Highlands, is situated along the Eastern Continental Divide. The mountain’s western slope has the highest sheer rock cliffs in the Eastern United States. Embedded with quartz crystals, these 700-foot granite cliffs reflect the sunlight,...More

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