Prospective members and guests are invited to hike with us. Guidelines allow for 3 guest hikes before joining. Our dues are currently $20 per person per year, or $30 per couple. Prospective members should attend a a Thursday Leisure Hike first to determine which hiking level will work best. Click on the hike calendar to see where we are planning to hike. Come 15 minutes early for the discussion on the hike. Each hiker should carry their own personal first aid supplies, water, food, personal medications, rain gear, and extra clothing. For an extended list and to learn what is expected, read the Hiking Guidelines for Members/Guests on this website.
All new members are required to sign the Assumption of Risk statement (see below) on the membership form.
Assumption of Risk and Release of Liability: Certain risks are inherent in any Mountain High Hikers (MHH) activity. Each MHH member, guest, or non-member participant agrees to accept personal responsibility for his or her safety and the safety of minors accompanying such persons. MHH cannot ensure the safety of any participant on hikes or activities. In participating in MHH activities, each such person agrees to hold harmless and free from blame the activity leaders and the MHH, its officers, directors, and members, for any accident, injury, or illness, which might be sustained from participating in hikes or other MHH activities. I agree that I am solely responsible for my own equipment, safety, and first aid needs. Hiking and other activities may involve strenuous physical limits and certain risks. I certify that I am physically fit and have not been advised otherwise by a qualified medical person.
Neither the MHH nor landowners are in any way liable for any injury or illness I might sustain while participating in a MHH activity. I will and do hereby assume the above-mentioned risks and will hold the Mountain High Hikers, officers, directors, members, and the hike leader(s) harmless from any and all liability and claims of every kind and nature whatsoever, which may arise from or in connection with my participation in these activities.
This release is binding on me, my heirs, and my personal representatives."
Or to Mail a check ($20.00 per member; or $30 per couple) with completed application form to this address:
Mountain High Hikers
PO Box 42
Hayesville, NC 28904
You may print a copy of the application form by clicking BELOW