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Backpacking the Art Loeb Trail with Zach Kuss

April 08, 2021 Lori Prima, Zach Kuss Season 3 Episode 29
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Backpacking the Art Loeb Trail with Zach Kuss
Apr 08, 2021 Season 3 Episode 29
Lori Prima, Zach Kuss

Zach shares his tips for thru-hiking and backpacking the Art Loeb Trail. From completing the entire trail in one day to putting together day hike loops, Zach has a great perspective and provides excellent advice for creating your own adventure on the Art Loeb. Zach gives us his Top 3 for hiking & mountain biking in the North Carolina mountains.

Connect with Zach:
Instagram: @zach_kuss
Facebook: zach.kuss

Connect with Lori:
Instagram: @thehikepodcast
Twitter: @thehikepodcast
Facebook: @thehikepodcast
Email: [email protected]

The Trails:

Art Loeb Trail
https://www.hikewnc.info/trailheads/pisgah-national-forest/long-distance/art-loeb-trail/
https://www.romanticasheville.com/art_loeb_trail.htm

Cold Mountain
https://ashevilletrails.com/shining-rock-wilderness/cold-mountain-hiking-art-loeb-trail/

Cat Gap Loop
https://www.hikewnc.info/trails/davidson-river/cat-gap-loop
https://www.romanticasheville.com/john_rock.htm

Pisgah National Forest
https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/nfsnc/recarea/?recid=48114
https://www.mtbproject.com/directory/8012591/pisgah-national-forest
https://www.hikewnc.info/trailheads/pisgah-national-forest/

Dupont State Forest
https://www.dupontforest.com/visit/

Black Balsam
https://ashevilletrails.com/blue-ridge-parkway/black-balsam-knob-art-loeb-trail-hiking/
https://ashevilletrails.com/blue-ridge-parkway/black-balsam-knob-tennent-mountain-loop/

Davison River Campground
https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/north-carolina/davidson-river-recreation-area-trail

Daniel Ridge Loop
https://www.hikewnc.info/trails/davidson-river/daniel-ridge-loop
https://www.mtbproject.com/trail/908870/daniel-ridge-loop

Black Mountain
https://www.mtbproject.com/trail/1563507/black-mountain-trail-127

Bennett Gap
https://www.mtbproject.com/trail/7001331/bennett-gap

Avery Creek
https://www.mtbproject.com/trail/4369502/avery-creek-trail-327

Special thank you to Tim, Leisel, Greg, Julie, Colin and Aaron for being patrons! 

Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thehikepodcast)

Show Notes

Zach shares his tips for thru-hiking and backpacking the Art Loeb Trail. From completing the entire trail in one day to putting together day hike loops, Zach has a great perspective and provides excellent advice for creating your own adventure on the Art Loeb. Zach gives us his Top 3 for hiking & mountain biking in the North Carolina mountains.

Connect with Zach:
Instagram: @zach_kuss
Facebook: zach.kuss

Connect with Lori:
Instagram: @thehikepodcast
Twitter: @thehikepodcast
Facebook: @thehikepodcast
Email: [email protected]

The Trails:

Art Loeb Trail
https://www.hikewnc.info/trailheads/pisgah-national-forest/long-distance/art-loeb-trail/
https://www.romanticasheville.com/art_loeb_trail.htm

Cold Mountain
https://ashevilletrails.com/shining-rock-wilderness/cold-mountain-hiking-art-loeb-trail/

Cat Gap Loop
https://www.hikewnc.info/trails/davidson-river/cat-gap-loop
https://www.romanticasheville.com/john_rock.htm

Pisgah National Forest
https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/nfsnc/recarea/?recid=48114
https://www.mtbproject.com/directory/8012591/pisgah-national-forest
https://www.hikewnc.info/trailheads/pisgah-national-forest/

Dupont State Forest
https://www.dupontforest.com/visit/

Black Balsam
https://ashevilletrails.com/blue-ridge-parkway/black-balsam-knob-art-loeb-trail-hiking/
https://ashevilletrails.com/blue-ridge-parkway/black-balsam-knob-tennent-mountain-loop/

Davison River Campground
https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/north-carolina/davidson-river-recreation-area-trail

Daniel Ridge Loop
https://www.hikewnc.info/trails/davidson-river/daniel-ridge-loop
https://www.mtbproject.com/trail/908870/daniel-ridge-loop

Black Mountain
https://www.mtbproject.com/trail/1563507/black-mountain-trail-127

Bennett Gap
https://www.mtbproject.com/trail/7001331/bennett-gap

Avery Creek
https://www.mtbproject.com/trail/4369502/avery-creek-trail-327

Special thank you to Tim, Leisel, Greg, Julie, Colin and Aaron for being patrons! 

Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thehikepodcast)