Foothills Trail

The Trailblaze Challenge is a 28.3-mile hike where participants can tackle the terrain of the Foothills Trail - all in one amazing day! This is a hike, not a race, and caters to all levels from novice to advanced outdoor enthusiasts.

As well as being an extraordinary physical test, the real challenge is to raise much needed funds to grant the wishes of children in Central and Western North Carolina with critical illnesses. Now more than ever, hope is essential. Make-A-Wish is committed to ensuring that no eligible child waits to experience the hope and joy that a wish brings.

By supporting the Trailblaze Challenge, you will help Make-A-Wish America grant more wishes this year nationally.

How Do I Get Started?

To begin this life-changing journey, you'll need to attend an information meeting. These meetings are designed to inform you about the mission of Make-A-Wish and describe in-detail the weekend-long hike event.

Info sessions fill up quickly - RSVP today to reserve your spot!

Angel, 6

6-year-old Angel wished to be a professional skateboarder.

Featured Kids - Angel

Avery, 7

7-year-old Avery wished to see snow and build a snowman.

Featured Kids - Angel