A Timeless Sliding Rock Offers Rejuvenation
Last updated 6/23/2021 at 6:22pm
A billion years ago – give or take – the drama of frictional tectonic plates, driven by convection currents of semi-molten magma, began the preliminary design phase of what we know of now as the Sliding Rock Recreational Area in Pisgah Forest off U.S. 276.
This friction created a prehistoric furnace that melded a 60-foot mountain slope over which rushes 11,000 gallons of water per minute with a velocity that can carry us away, temporarily, from the real world.
Down this slope, an individual can make the seemingly illogical choice to slide, shedding ego - that is, if we can allow ourse...