Up the Appalachian Trail and Down the Nantahala River in a Day?

“We left the Nantahala Outdoor Center bunkhouse just after sunrise. It was our first time on the Appalachian Trail, which we followed steeply uphill above the Nantahala River as the sky brightened. My wife was joining me for the hiking portion of my first packrafting adventure. A shakedown day trip to get a feel for the sport…” Continue reading at Blue Ridge Outdoors!