9.1 miles BENNETT GAP LOOP
Meet at Brevard Rd Ingles, Second meet at Pisgah Forest Pizza Hut / Bi-Lo
Carpool to Avery Creek forest road parking area and trailhead.
From trailhead, 3.2mi N on Avery Creek trail to Club Gap, 1.5mi S on Buckwheat Knob trail up and over Buckwheat Knob to Bennett Gap, 2.9mi S & E on Bennett Gap trail with excellent views of Looking Glass Rock, approximately 1.5 mi NW on Avery Creek forest road returning to trailhead. Moderate to difficult.
Weather policy: If the forecast looks poor 24 hours ahead of the meetup time, all on the rsvp and waitlists will be emailed that the hike will be cancelled or that an alternate hike is planned.
Bring flashlight, lunch, water and clothing to suit the weather.
Meetup at Ingles and form carpools. Leave Ingles for trailhead at 9:10. If you live south of Asheville you can meet us at the Pizza Hut next to the Pisgah Forest BiLO around 10:00, let us know when you rsvp.