Asheville Green Drinks hosts Mountains-to-Sea Trail hiker, author Danny Bernstein

Here’s the press release from Asheville Green Drinks:

ASHEVILLE—Join Asheville Green Drinks at on April 24 for a presentation by local author and Mountains-to-Sea Trail thru-hiker Danny Bernstein.

Asheville Green Drinks meets at Olive or Twist restaurant and bar, located at 81 Broadway. Socializing starts at 5:30 p.m., and programming begins at 6.

Bernstein’s book, “The Mountains-to-Sea Trail Across North Carolina,” is infused with her motto that “No place is too far to walk if you have the time.”

Published by the History Press, the book focuses on the beauty, quirkiness, and vibrancy of the 1,000 miles from Clingmans Dome in the Smokies to the Outer Banks. Bernstein recounts the highlights and challenges of walking the MST and the people she meets along the way.

The route takes in Frazer fir trees and pelicans, old grist and textile mills, working cotton and tobacco farms, Revolutionary War sites and two British Cemeteries complete with Union Jacks.

Bernstein’s mission is to get people out of their cars, into the woods, and hiking—and she says she plans to die with her boots on.

In addition to her presentation, copies of “The Mountains-to-Sea Trail Across North Carolina” will be available for purchase and author signing at Green Drinks.

Asheville Green Drinks is coordinated by the Western North Carolina Alliance. Green Drinks is a networking party and part of the self-organizing global grassroots movement that connects local communities with environmental ideas, media and action.

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For more than 30 years, the Western North Carolina Alliance has been a trusted community partner, marshaling grassroots support to keep our forests healthy, our air and water clean, and our communities vibrant. The Alliance and its chapters throughout Western NC unleash the power of citizens’ voices to protect the natural heritage of our region to help ensure that people and the environment can thrive. For more information, please visit

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