Stone Cold - Shrouded in clouds and ice, Black Balsam Knob along the Art Loeb Trail is spellbinding if not slightly foreboding.
Chill Factor - From atop a quartz rock formation, for which the Shining Rock Wilderness in Haywood County gets its name, the summit view is above it all.
Cool Rush - Located along US 276 near Brevard, Looking Glass Falls is one of WNC’s most visited cascades. Moors captured the 60-foot gusher after a snowstorm using a drone.
WhiteOut - Even with the 360-degree views thwarted by clouds, a frosty winter hike along the Appalachian Trail in the Roan Highlands rewards with tranquility and beauty.
Fire & Ice - Topping out over 6,000 feet, the Roan Highlands along the North Carolina/Tennessee border is a wondrous place, with vast grassy balds and rare spruce-fir forests that glisten under sunlit snow and ice.
After the Storm - Under the weight of fresh snowfall, a spruce tree atop Black Balsam Knob towers over surrounding underbrush, skeletal-like encased in rime ice and snow.
Starstruck - As day begins to break at Max Patch, a popular bald along the Appalachian Trail in Madison County, a camper turns their gaze to a star-studded winter sky