Bradley Creek @ Ford #8 (SB)/#7 (NB) -- 2,470'

Bradley Creek Trail (#351)

"Aquaphobiacs Need Not Apply"

GPS Coordinates:  35.384350, -82.685947 (Yellow Gap Road Trailhead)

GPS Coordinates:  35.34386, -82.66524 (South Mills River Trail Junction)

Album Direction-Of-Travel: Southbound

Highlights: Mountain Streams, Cascades, Solitude

Length (one-way): 5.1 miles

Petzoldt+ Rating: 7.34 (N to S); 8.38 (S to N)

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

Total Elevation Gain: 750' (N to S); 1,100' (S to N)

Elevation Gain/Mile: 147'/mile (N to S); 216'/mile (S to N)

Min. Elevation: 2,350'

Max. Elevation: 2,750'

Blaze Color: ORANGE (although they look pretty RED in places)

Reports involving the Bradley Creek Trail:

Bradley Creek-Squirrel Gap-Laurel Creek Loop

Turkeypen Area - Riverside Trail Loop

Turkeypen Area - Vineyard Gap/Bradley Creek Loop

Connecting Trails:

Laurel Creek Trail (#348)

Riverside Trail (#115)

South Mills River Trail (#133)

Squirrel Gap Trail (#147)