Fork Mountain Trail Map

Fork Mountain Trail (#109)


"Stick A Fork In Me, I'm Done"


GPS Coordinates:  35.373662, -82.936184 (Fork Mountain Trailhead @ NC-215)

GPS Coordinates:  35.33927, -82.86912 (Ivestor Gap Trail Junction)


Album Direction-Of-Travel:  Westbound


Highlights:  Views of West Fork Pigeon Gorge, Extreme Solitude, Shining Rock Wilderness


Length:  6.5 miles

Petzoldt Rating:  13.70 (W to E);  8.50(W to E)

Difficulty:  EXTREME (W to E);  CHALLENGING (E to W)

Total Elevation Gain:  3,600' (W to E);   1,000' (E to W)

Elevation Gain/Mile:  554'/mile (W to E);   154'/mile (E to W)

Min. Elevation:  3,120'

Max. Elevation:  5,730'

Blaze Color:  NONE


See Following Trip Reports for more info:

Fork Mountain Trail via Black Balsam Knob


Connecting Trails:

Ivestor Gap Trail (#101)


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