Date: Wednesday May 30 , 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
Category: Adult Field Courses
Cost: $40 general/$20 Bridge Club

Grandfather Mountain is home to an official weather station in partnership with Appalachian State University’s Dr. Baker Perry. Dr. Perry has studied our changing climate around the world. Join him in exploring the sites on Grandfather Mountain that are indicative of what is to come in our region. This Adult Field Course will introduce participants to the extreme weather of Grandfather Mountain. Activities will include a short classroom session on mountain meteorology, participation in the collection and reporting of daily weather data, and a visit to the Grandfather Mountain meteorological station on the Mile High Swinging Bridge.

This course is limited to 12 participants and costs $40 for general admission, $20 for Bridge Club members. To register, or for more information, email judi@grandfather.com, or call (828) 733-2013.

Grandfather Mountain’s Adult Field Courses invite participants to 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 and scientists, as well as 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. Rates do not include taxes.


Location: Grandfather Mountain
Address: 2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC 28646