We started our hike from Black Mountain Campground.
The hike to Commissary Hill was 4.5 miles, all of it up hill.
Base camp at Commissary Hill
Hike to the summit of Mt. Mitchell.
View on the trail to Mt. Mitchell.
Highest peak east of the Mississippi river. The hike here was 1.5 miles from base camp.
View from observation platform on Mt. Mitchell.
The hike back to base camp.