The Nantahala Hiking Club will take 2-mile moderate hike May 25 with an elevation change of 400 feet on the Whiteside Mountain loop trail with beautiful views of the Chattooga River valley 2,100 feet below and perhaps a sighting of a Peregrine Falcon. Bring lunch to eat on the top at 3,940 feet. Meet at Bi-Lo in Franklin at 10 a.m. or call leader and arrange to meet at Whiteside Mountain parking lot if coming from Highlands or Cashiers. Call leader Joyce Jacques, (410) 852-7510, for reservations. Visitors are welcome, but no pets please.