Greasy Cove Trail -- 5,670'

Greasy Cove Trail (#362)

"Wild Heart Of Shining Rock"


GPS Coordinates:  35.34501, -82.86227 (Graveyard Ridge Trail Junction)

GPS Coordinates:  35.337321, -82.827040 (Big East Fork/Bridges Camp Gap Trail Junction)

Album Direction-Of-Travel: Eastbound

Highlights: Extreme Solitude, East Fork Pigeon River, Greasy Cove Prong, Shining Rock Wilderness


Length: 3.2 miles

Petzoldt Rating: 6.80

Difficulty: EXTREME

Total Elevation Gain: 1,800' (E to W)

Elevation Gain/Mile: 563'/mile

Min. Elevation: 3,980'

Max. Elevation: 5,700'

Blaze Color: NONE


See Following Trip Reports for more info:

Greasy Cove-Graveyard Ridge Loop to Grassy Cove Top


Connecting Trails:

Big East Fork Trail (#357)

Bridges Camp Gap Trail (#607)

Graveyard Ridge Trail (#356)