Our room block at the Ridges Resort at Lake Chatuge for the 2018 Appalachian Adventure expires on May 16th: if you are planning to attend and have not yet reserved a room, best do it today (call the resort at 706-896-2262).

After May 16th, rooms will go from $119/night (our negotiated rate) to more than $150. And if you have not registered (a different step), please go to and register. For more information, click 2018 Appalachian Adventure.

New Member Social/Annual Picnic is coming up on Saturday, June 9th, starting 5:00pm at The Ramble in Asheville. Registration is required: click Picnic/Registration for more information and to register; registration closes on June 3rd. This year’s event is ‘no charge’ but you are requested to bring a pot-luck item to share As in past years, we will have an informal car show, parking on the lawn. Please plan to join us: register today!!

Finally, the next breakfast ramble "The Heart of the Blue Ridge" is scheduled for Saturday, May 26th. Randevu, 18 Chestnut Square Hwy 64 in Cashiers on May 26th is the destination; plan to arrive by 9:15am. Registration is required to reserve enough room for our group: please click 'Breakfast in the Heart of the Blue Ridge’ to register.

Keepin' the shiny side up!