Pilot Cove-Slate Rock Trail -- 3,240'

Pilot Cove-Slate Rock Trail (#320)

"Circling Slate Rock"


GPS Coordinates:  35.385248, -82.691992 (Yellow Gap Road/East Trailhead)

GPS Coordinates:  35.383319, -82.714869 (Yellow Gap Road/West Trailhead)

Album Direction-Of-Travel: Westbound

Highlights: Access to Slate Rock, Pilot Cove Creek, Slate Rock Creek Falls


Length (one-way): 4.3 miles

Petzoldt Rating: 6.70 (E to W); 6.10 (W to E)

Difficulty: CHALLENGING

Total Elevation Gain: 1,200' (E to W); 900' (W to E)

Elevation Gain/Mile: 279'/mile (E to W); 209'/mile (W to E)

Min. Elevation: 2,800'

Max. Elevation: 3,820'

Blaze Color: BLUE


See Following Trip Reports for more info:

Laurel Mountain Trail - Lower Loop

Pilot Cove Loop

Slate Rock Creek Loop to Slate Rock


Connecting Trails:

Pilot Cove Loop Trail (#320A)