Medical Care


  • Wear appropriate shoes and attire for your stay and activities you will participate in.
  • Bring your prescribed medications.
  • Before hiking, let the Office know where you are going and your estimated time of arrival back on Mountain property. Don’t forget a map and plenty of water!

Emergencies at The Mountain

Please alert Mountain Staff to emergencies so we can assist you.

Highlands – Cashiers Hospital – 828-526-1200 or 911 for ambulance – 190 Hospital Drive, Highlands, North Carolina 28741 – 20 minutes from The Mountain

  • Emergency Room is open 24 hours a day and staffed with medical emergency room doctors and support staff.
  • Has ambulance and helicopter service to Mission Hospital in Asheville for trauma types of condition.

Highlands Pharmacy – 828-526-2366 – 195 Main Street, Highlands, NC 28741 – 10 minutes from The Mountain

  • Over-the-counter and prescription drugs are available
  • Monday – Friday: 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM; Saturday: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
  • Closed on Sunday