Attic Window Peak Summit - 5,949'

Grandfather Mountain State Park

A hike from the Swinging Bridge parking area out to Calloway Peak and back via the Grandfather Trail. This is one of the most unique and rugged trails in the southeast...


Trailhead GPS Coordinates:   36.096208, -81.831771

Route Type: Out-and-back      Difficulty: HARD (Petzoldt Rating: 9.70 )      Hike Length: 5.5 miles      Hike Duration: 4:30      Trailhead Temp: 70'F                             Trail Traffic: 50-100 people      Min. Elevation: 5,200'      Max. Elevation: 5,964'      Total Vertical Gain: ~2,100'      Avg. Elevation Gain / Mile: 382'

Trails Used (blaze color/shape): Grandfather (blue diamonds), Underwood (yellow diamonds)


7-25-2006