When was the last time you challenged yourself? You don't have to climb Mount Everest to conquer something extraordinary. The renowned mountains around Boone, North Carolina can provide the same sense of adrenaline-rich accomplishment. Mountain climbing is not simply the act of scaling a mountain, but it encompasses a unique engagement with nature. Far removed from the hustle and bustle of drab city life, one can truly be consumed by the beauty and peace that Mother Nature has to offer.