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Mountain Sun Students Backpack The Foothills Trail - Brevard, NC


Last updated 5/22/2017 at 8:52pm

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Sixth and seventh graders with teacher, Kim Skeen, in front of one of the waterfalls they saw on their journey.

On May 2, Mountain Sun Community School's sixth and seventh graders and their teachers Kim Skeen and Nick Pearl put on their backpacks filled with all the gear and food they needed for a three-night, four-day adventure on the Foothills Trail.

The Foothills Trail is 77 miles long, starting in Table Rock State Park to Oconee State Park. The MSCS students completed a 20-mile section, starting at Bad Creek in South Carolina and ending in Gorges State Park in North Carolina. They participated in every aspect of the trip: route planning, menu planning, gear preparation, shopping for food, and re...

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