There are more than 300 million years of history written into Grandfather Mountain’s rocks. Join Appalachian State University’s Dr. Anthony Love to learn to decipher the stone, and discover a world so complex and amazing that it will change your perspective of the Appalachian Mountains forever. This course may involve 4 to 7 miles of strenuous activity. Limited to 12 participants.
Registration costs $60 standard or $20 for Bridge Club members. Bridge Club members must present a valid Bridge Club ID with their event ticket/receipt, or they will be charged full price. To register, see below.
Adult Field Courses
Grandfather Mountain’s Adult Field Courses examine specific aspects of the park ecosystem through just the right combination of fun field excursions and classroom presentations. Our course leaders are experts in their fields and include professors, naturalists, scientists and acclaimed photographers, writers, historians and artists.
Most courses run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and lunch will be eaten in the field. Please bring your own lunch.