April 21, 2013 · 10:00 AM
12 mile loop, which includes going to Caesars head visitors center. it is about 2/3 way on the trail, restrooms, water are available there, but you will need water/food prior to restocking. this is an awesome hike with lots of water/rock features! lots of wildflowers for unruly dogs to trample upon too.
includes rim of the gap, frank coggins, coldsprings branch, jones gap trails.
VERY STRENUOUS! 3000 ft. elevation change. WEAR GOOD TRACTION!! rock scrambling will be involved. WE WILL KEEP A BRISK PACE!!!!
we will depart ingles across biltmore square mall at 10:00, so please be on time.
be prepared to drive or chip in for gas. it is about a 50 minute drive, there is also a $2 per person parking/entry fee that goes to the park service.
see below for more trail info; you should have RECENT experience at this distance to participate.