Black Mountain/Turkeypen Gap Trail Junction -- 4,120'

Turkeypen Gap Trail (#322)


"A Path Not To Be Underestimated"


GPS Coordinates:  35.32613, -82.73332 (Black Mountain Trail Junction)

GPS Coordinates:  35.342883, -82.659210 (Turkey Pen Gap Trailhead)


Album Direction-Of-Travel:  Eastbound


Highlights:  Mixed Hardwood Forest, Solitude


Length (one-way):  5.5 miles

Petzoldt Rating:  7.30 (W to E);  10.30 (E to W)

Difficulty:  HARD

Total Elevation Gain:  900' (W to E);   2,400' (E to W)

Elevation Gain/Mile:  164'/mile (W to E);   436'/mile (E to W)

Min. Elevation:  2,650'

Max. Elevation:  4,120'

Blaze Color:  BLUE


See Following Trip Reports for more info:

Black Mountain & Turkeypen Gap Trails

Turkeypen Area - Sharpy Mountain Loop


Connecting Trails:

Black Mountain Trail (#127)

South Mills River Trail (#133)

Vineyard Gap Trail (#324)

Wagon Road Gap Trail (#134)


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