Nestled high in the Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina is a peaceful rural community that has stayed untouched over the years. Valle Crucis’ scenic beauty and majestic quality continuously mesmerizes residents and draws visitors throughout the world.
Sugar Mountain, North Carolina is nestled in the middle of the High Country located at the eastern end of Avery County and surrounded by the Appalachian Mountains.
I am a professional outdoor recreation and education professional living in the heart of the High Country, Boone, NC. I feel a strong connection to the southern Appalachian Mountains and am impelled to promote and protect this stunning and unique environment.
Smoky Mountain Living is a magazine covering the southern Appalachians and celebrates the area’s environmental riches, its people, culture, music, arts, history, and special places.