Rattlesnake Mountain Summit
In North Carolina, United States
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This cache is located at the Rattlesnake Mountain Summit. There is two ways to access the summit. The Montreat trail is open to the public, but is a longer hike. The Ridgecrest trail is on private land and access MUST be authorized by Ridgecrest Conference Center.
Rattlesnake Mountain’s rocky summit is one of the best viewpoints around Black Mountain, Montreat, and Ridgecrest, North Carolina. It has a more dramatic summit, and a completely different view, from its more famous neighbor, Lookout. There is a quick ascent from Ridgecrest Conference Center, but the most rewarding way to reach Rattlesnake is from the Montreat side. Rattlesnake Mountain is on private land administered by LifeWay, the Baptist-affiliated organization that runs Ridgecrest Conference Center. Geocachers and hikers MUST check in at the security gate. Access may be denied during certain times of the year, so please call ahead if this is the route you choose to take to the cache. Don’t camp on Ridgecrest property. Mountain biking is restricted. Daylight hours only; inquire at 828-669-8022 for details. The hint drops the difficulty level to a 3 or 4. Please E-mail me if your having difficulty finding the cache and I'll help guide you to the It. Placed a few swag items in from Fuge. Please rehide the cache as described in the hint. Lots of muggle activity. Thank You.
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Last Updated: on 4/13/2017 7:07:52 AM Pacific Daylight Time (2:07 PM GMT)
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum