Buckwheat Knob Trail Map

Buckwheat Knob Trail (#122)


"Easy Going, Buckwheat"


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

GPS Coordinates:  35.34599, -82.76422 (Bennett Gap Trailhead)


Album Direction-Of-Travel:  Southbound


Highlights: Mixed Ridgetop Forest


Length (one-way):  1.5 miles

Petzoldt Rating:  2.10 (N to S);  2.70 (S to N)

Difficulty:  MODERATE (N to S);  CHALLENGING (S to N)

Total Elevation Gain:  300' (N to S); 600' (S to N)

Elevation Gain/Mile:  200'/mile (N to S); 400'/mile (S to N)

Min. Elevation:  3,500'

Max. Elevation:  4,009'

Blaze Color:  YELLOW


See Following Trip Reports for more info:

Avery Creek/Buckwheat Knob Loop

Avery Creek Valley Circuit


Connecting Trails:

Avery Creek Trail (#327)

Bennett Gap Trail (#138)

Black Mountain Trail (#127)

Club Gap Trail (#343)



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