Stories by Leigh Ann Henion

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Leigh Ann is the New York Times bestselling author of Phenomenal: A Hesitant Adventurer's Search for Wonder in the Natural World. She has circumnavigated the globe chasing eclipses, migrations, and other natural phenomena. The mountains of North Carolina are still her favorite place on earth.

Visit Leigh Anne's website at www.LeighAnnHenion.com.

Rock Climbing at CRP

Climb, Soar and Paddle Around Asheville With a Little Help from Local Guides

Expand Your Comfort Zone With Asheville’s Professional Adventurers Adventure can be intimidating. Asheville guides understand. They're here to help you scale cliffs, navigate rapids, seek out the hard-to-find, scenic waterfalls that attracted you to the region in the first place. These are just a few of the companies working to provide the lessons and advice you need to explore with

Foggy Grandfather Swinging Bridge

You Shall See Wonders: A Day at Grandfather Mountain

Visit an Internationally Renowned Nature Preserve, Just 90 Minutes from Asheville Shakespeare is staring at me. The cleverly named barred owl is perched on the leather glove of Grandfather Mountain 's head naturalist. It's as if the bird knows I mistakenly thought a mourning dove cooing was an owl hooting this morning—just one of the revelations I've had during this educational

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