Nancy Buckingham and Ken Purdy, both of Wilmington, cross the summit of 6,647-foot-high Mount Craig in early September, second highest peak in the East. At top left is Mount Mitchell.
Nancy Buckingham and Ken Purdy, both of Wilmington, cross the summit of 6,647-foot-high Mount Craig in early September, second highest peak in the East. At top left is Mount Mitchell. Jack Horan
Nancy Buckingham and Ken Purdy, both of Wilmington, cross the summit of 6,647-foot-high Mount Craig in early September, second highest peak in the East. At top left is Mount Mitchell. Jack Horan

Hiking on state’s highest mountains

September 23, 2015 04:37 PM

UPDATED September 23, 2015 07:08 PM

More Videos

  • They killed a 12-foot, 5-inch, 620-pound alligator. That was the easy part

    Joe Houston and his nephew Scott Houston hunted a huge alligator near the South Carolina coast. They had to use a crossbow, harpoons and a gun to finish the hunt, which took an hour and 45 minutes, before they were able to get the alligator in the boat. Joe Houston is having the meat processed and having the head and other parts mounted.