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The Dirty Half Dozen Trail Crew 2018 By Kevin Simpson, Crew Leader The crew packs into the Ford F-150. This wonderful vehicle transports the Dirty Half Dozen to and from their worksites in the Wilderness.   Once the crew arrives at the trailhead, we pack a ridiculous amount of gear into the backcountry; hiking anywhere […]

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  • In 1911 Congress passed a bill called the Weeks Act that empowered the federal government to purchase land in the eastern US for forest preserves. That act is why we have eastern National Forests today. One of the largest purchases was from Edith Vanderbilt, part of the famed Biltmore Estate. Those 87,000 acres are now part of the Pisgah National Forest and are seen here from the Biltmore House. #itsallyours #nationalforest #828isgreat #keepitwild #lovewnc #pisgah #asheville