Black Mountain Trail Map

Black Mountain Trail (#127)


"The East Rim of Avery Creek"


GPS Coordinates: 35.283931, -82.722309 (Black Mountain Trailhead)

GPS Coordinates: 35.340273, -82.775253 (Club Gap Trail Junction)


Album Direction-Of-Travel:  Northbound


Highlights: Views from Black Mountain Ridge, Buckhorn Gap Shelter


Length: 9.8 miles

Petzoldt Rating:  16.00 (S to N);  12.80 (N to S)

Difficulty: VERY HARD (S to N);  CHALLENGING (N to S)

Total Elevation Gain: 3,100' (S to N);   1,500' (N to S)

Elevation Gain/Mile: 316'/mile (S to N);    153'/mile (N to S)

Min. Elevation: 2,150'

Max. Elevation: 4,220'

Blaze Color: WHITE


See Following Trip Reports for more info:

Andy Cove Nature Trail & Grassy Road Trail Loop

Avery Creek Valley Circuit

Black Mountain & Turkeypen Gap Trails

Rich Mountain/Pink Beds Loop

Soapstone Ridge Loop

Thrift Cove Loop


Connecting Trails:

Avery Creek Trail (#327)

Barnett Branch Trail (#618)

Buckhorn Gap Trail (#103)

Buckwheat Knob Trail (#122)

Club Gap Trail (#343)

Thrift Cove Trail (#603)

Turkeypen Gap Trail (#322)


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