Hike Log 2019

 2019 STATS YEAR TO DATE 

      • Total Distance Hiked in 2019: 184.8 miles
      • Total Elevation Gain: 39,234 ft

MTS: GREEN KNOB FROM BENNET GAP ON PARKWAY

December 28

  • Distance: 2.3 Miles
  • Elevation Gain: 656′
  • Difficulty: Easy

CAT GAP BYPASS LOOP

December 22

    • Distance: 4.1 miles
    • Elevation Gain: 784′
    • Difficulty: Moderate

MT. PISGAH

December 8

  • Distance: 3 Miles RT
  • Elevation Change: 750

BEARWALLOW MTN.

December 1

    • Distance: 2.3
    • Elevation Gain: 594
    • Difficulty:  Very Easy

DOWN MT. LECONTE  VIA RAINBOW FALLS

November 16

  • Distance: 6.6 Miles One Way
  • Elevation Gain: ? Feet
  • Difficulty:  Strenuous

MT. LECONTE SUMMIT HIKING

November 15

  • Distance: 1.5 Miles RT
  • Elevation Gain: 328 ‘
  • Difficulty: Easy

UP MT. LECONTE  VIA RAINBOW FALLS

November 14

  • Distance: 6.6 Miles One Way
  • Elevation Gain: 3820 Feet
  • Difficulty:  Strenuous

COON TREE LOOP

November 10

  • 3.9 miles
  • Elevation Gain: 1033′
  • Difficulty: Moderate

FLAT LAUREL CREEK LOOP

November 8

  • Distance: 4.3 Miles
  • Elevation Gain: 524
  • Difficulty: Moderate

MT. PISGAH

November 3

  • Distance: 3 Miles RT
  • Elevation Change: 750

MT. PISGAH

October 20

  • Distance: 3 Miles RT
  • Elevation Change: 750

GRASSY MOUNTAIN

October 16

  • Distance: 4.0 Miles
  • Elevation Gain: 948 ft.
  • Difficulty: Moderate

MOUNTAIN VIEW TRAIL LOOP

October 13

  • Distance: 2.58 Mile Loop
  • Elevation Gain: 380′
  • Difficulty: Moderate

MT. PISGAH

October 9

    • Distance: 3 Miles RT
    • Elevation Change: 750

BEARWALLOW MTN.

October 5

    • Distance: 2.3
    • Elevation Gain: 594
    • Difficulty:  Very Easy

BEARWALLOW MTN.

September 28

    • Distance: 2.3
    • Elevation Gain: 594
    • Difficulty:  Very Easy

ELK PASTURE GAP

August 18

    • Distance: 3.6 miles round trip
    • Elevation Gain: 900 ft.
    • Difficulty: Strenuous (very steep)

MT. PISGAH

August 17

    • Distance: 3 Miles RT
    • Elevation Change: 750

NORTH 40 “T”

July 22

    • Distance: 1.2 Miles Out and Back
    • Elevation Gain: 177′
    • Difficulty: Moderate

MOUNTAIN VIEW TRAIL LOOP

July 19

    • Distance: 2.7 Miles RT
    • Elevation Change: 328

MT. PISGAH

July 7

    • Distance: 3 Miles RT
    • Elevation Change: 750

PERRY COVE – BENNET GAP LOOP

JULY 4

    • Elevation Gain 1014′
    • Length: 4.1 miles

FLAT LAUREL CREEK – LITTLE SAM KNOB LOOP

June 29

    • Distance: 6.4 miles RT
    • Elevation Change: 794 feet
    • Difficulty: Moderate

MT. PISGAH

June 28

    • Distance: 3 Miles RT
    • Elevation Change: 750 feet (per my gps calculations)
    • Difficulty: Moderate

MT. PISGAH

June 15

    • Distance: 3 Miles RT
    • Elevation Change: 750 feet (per my gps calculations)
    • Difficulty: Moderate

DANIEL RIDGE LOOP

June 2

    • Distance: 4 Miles RT (discrepancy with Ramblr mileage)
    • Elevation Change: 827 feet
    • Difficulty: Moderate

MT. PISGAH

April 29

    • Distance: 3 Miles RT
    • Elevation Change: 750 feet (per my gps calculations)
    • Difficulty: Moderate

BEARWALLOW MTN.

April 20

    • Distance: 2.3
    • Elevation Gain: 594
    • Difficulty:  Very Easy

PISGAH INN TO TOP OF PILOT ROCK

April 13

    • Distance: 5.1 Miles RT
    • Elevation Gain: 1250 feet
    • Difficulty: Steep and Hard

WOLFPEN WALKABOUT

April 11

    • Distance: 1.4 Miles RT
    • Elevation Gain: 133 feet
    • Difficulty: Easy

CHIMNEY ROCK FOUR SEASONS TRAIL TO FALLS

April 9

    • Four Seasons Trail: 1.54 Miles Round Trip
      Woodland Trail from lower parking lot to main parking lot – Elevation Gain: 354′
    • Hickory Nut Falls Trail: 2.06 Miles Round Trip
      Branches off Four Seasons Trail to bottom of 400′ waterfall – Elevation Gain: 417′

MT. PISGAH

April 8

    • Distance: 3 Miles
    • Elevation Gain: 750’
    • Difficulty: Easy

ELK PASTURE GAP

April 6

    • Distance: 4.2 miles round trip
    • Elevation Gain: 1300 ft.
    • Difficulty: Strenuous (very steep)

MT. PISGAH

April 4

    • Distance: 3 Miles
    • Elevation Gain: 750’
    • Difficulty: Easy

BILTMORE WALKABOUT

April 2

    • Distance:2.2
    • Elevation Gain: 213
    • Difficulty:Easy

WOLFPEN WALKABOUT

April 1

    • Distance: 1.4 Miles RT
    • Elevation Gain: 133 feet
    • Difficulty: Easy

PRESSLEY COVE / MAXWELL COVE LOOP

March 30

    • Distance: 5.7
    • Elevation Gain: 1142
    • Difficulty: Moderate

WOLFPEN WALKABOUT

March 29

    • Distance: 3.9
    • Elevation Gain: 276
    • Difficulty: Very Easy

WOLFPEN WALKABOUT

March 28

    • Distance: 3.9
    • Elevation Gain: 276
    • Difficulty: Very Easy

BEARWALLOW MTN.

March 24

    • Distance: 2.3
    • Elevation Gain: 594
    • Difficulty:  Very Easy

SAM’S KNOB/FLAT LAUREL CREEK LOOP

March 23

    • Distance: 3.9 Miles
    • Elevation Gain: 787
    • Difficulty: Moderate

BEARWALLOW MTN.

March 19

    • Distance: 2.3
    • Elevation Gain: 594
    • Difficulty:  Very Easy

CHIMNEY ROCK FOUR SEASONS TRAIL TO FALLS

March 18

    • Four Seasons Trail: 1.54 Miles Round Trip
      Woodland Trail from lower parking lot to main parking lot – Elevation Gain: 354′
    • Hickory Nut Falls Trail: 2.06 Miles Round Trip
      Branches off Four Seasons Trail to bottom of 400′ waterfall – Elevation Gain: 417′

CAT GAP BYPASS LOOP

March 17

    • Distance: 4.1 miles
    • Elevation Gain: 784′
    • Difficulty: Moderate

ELK PASTURE GAP (LOWER SECTION ONLY)

March 16

    • Distance: 1.5
    • Elevation Gain: 420′
    • Difficulty: Easy to Moderate

BEARWALLOW MTN.

March 10

    • Distance: 2.3
    • Elevation Gain: 594
    • Difficulty:  Very Easy

CHIMNEY ROCK FOUR SEASONS TRAIL TO FALLS

February 25

    • Four Seasons Trail: 1.54 Miles Round Trip
      Woodland Trail from lower parking lot to main parking lot – Elevation Gain: 354′
    • Hickory Nut Falls Trail: 2.06 Miles Round Trip
      Branches off Four Seasons Trail to bottom of 400′ waterfall – Elevation Gain: 417′

MT. PISGAH

February 18

    • Distance: 3 Miles
    • Elevation Gain: 750′
    • Difficulty: Moderate

BEARWALLOW MTN.

February 16

    • Distance: 2.3
    • Elevation Gain: 594
    • Difficulty:  Very Easy

TABLE ROCK TRAIL TO CCC SHELTER

February 9

    • Distance: 3.6 Miles RT
    • Elevation Gain: 1198′
    • Difficulty: Moderate

GREEN KNOB – BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY LOOP

February 2

    • Distance: 5.4 Miles
    • Elevation Gain: 988′
    • Difficulty: Easy to Moderate

COON TREE LOOP (RIGHT FORK ONLY)

January 27

    • Distance: 2.8
    • Elevation Gain: 636 ft.
    • Difficulty: Easy to Moderate

DANIEL RIDGE LOOP

January 26

    • Distance: 5 Miles
    • Elevation Gain: 827
    • Difficulty: Easy to Moderate

BEARWALLOW MTN.

January 5

    • Distance: 2.3
    • Elevation Gain: 594
    • Difficulty:  Very Easy