Imagine crystalline ice layers on trees and plants…This mountain is one of the highest ranges in the Southern Appalachians. Hiking along the trail you’ll also see some amazing snow formations “designed” entirely by the wind. The summits are fairly easy to climb, with some more appropriate for intermediate hikers, but the majestic views all around you make them worth it. Start at Carver's Gap on the North Caroline - Tennessee line and make the easy climb to Round Bald. It’s about 300 feet.