The Library

The Library is a wonderful resource for those looking to learn more about Wilderness Areas, what makes an area wild, suggestions and advice before stepping out the door, JEDI learning resources, activities for arts and wellness, and many more informative and inspiring resources to explore. 

What is Wilderness?

Learn about the Wilderness Act, how a Wilderness Area is defined, managed, and enjoyed

Wilderness Skills Institute

Learn about our annual Wilderness Skills Institute, co-hosted by the FS and ATC

Know Before  You Go

Information you should know before stepping out into the wild

JEDI

Resources

Resources and exercises to help you learn about how to support JEDI in the outdoors.

Arts and Wellness

Find inspiration and new ways to appreciate and connect with the outdoors

Video

Library

A collection of instructional and other videos from the Wilderness Skills Institute and SAWS staff

Mountains

CONTACT US

ADDRESS

225 E Chestnut St, STE 001

Asheville, NC 28801

PHONE

828-785-1517

EMAIL

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