|Looking Glass Rock Hikes
|Looking Glass Rock stands out prominently as it abruptly rises up out of
the valley floor surrounding it. From the Blue Ridge Parkway, it is
one of the most "recognizable" land formations that you can
see in Pisgah National Forest in Western North Carolina.
The western face of the "rock" is an almost 1000 foot
mass of exposed granite -- making the rock look like a
dome. When it is wet, it shins like a mirror. There
are"some" who can free climb (no ropes) this
almost sheer, vertical wall of granite.
Me -- I'll hike up the
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