Buckeye Gap Trail -- 5,520'

Buckeye Gap Trail (#126)

"Ok...Where Are We?"


GPS Coordinates:  35.31062, -82.93185 (Mountains-to-Sea Trail Junction)

GPS Coordinates:  35.33696, -82.94287 (Haywood Gap Trail Junction)

Album Direction-Of-Travel: Southbound

Highlights: Extreme Solitude, Middle Prong Wilderness, Spruce-Fir Forest


Length (one-way): 3.1 mile

Petzoldt+ Rating: 9.61

Difficulty:  HARD

Total Elevation Gain: 1,800'

Elevation Gain/Mile: 581'/mile

Min. Elevation: 4,020'

Max. Elevation: 5,520'

Blaze Color: NONE



Reports involving the Buckeye Gap Trail:

Middle Prong Wilderness Loop


Links to Connecting Trails:

Haywood Gap Trail (#142)

Mountains-to-Sea Trail (#440)