Buckwheat Knob Trail -- 4,009'

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: 3.10 (N to S); 4.70 (S to N)

Difficulty:  MODERATE

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)