Green Mountain Trail (Upper Overlook) -- 5,740'

Green Mountain Trail (#113)

"Choose Your Direction Wisely"


GPS Coordinates:  35.373496, -82.937511 (Sunburst/NC-215 Trailhead)

GPS Coordinates:  35.30978, -82.92530 (Mountains-to-Sea Trail Junction)

Album Direction-Of-Travel: Southbound

Highlights: Arguably most difficult trail in Pisgah Ranger District, Green Knob, Middle Prong Wilderness, Solitude


Length: 5.0 miles

Petzoldt Rating: 12.60 (N to S); 7.20 (S to N)

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

Total Elevation Gain: 3,800' (N to S); 1,100' (S to N)

Elevation Gain/Mile: 760'/mile (N to S); 220'/mile (S to N)

Min. Elevation: 3,100'

Max. Elevation: 5,892'

Blaze Color: NONE


See Following Trip Reports for more info:

Green Knob - Middle Prong Wilderness

Green Mountain Trail - Middle Prong Wilderness

MST - Haywood Gap to NC-215


Connecting Trails:

Mountains-to-Sea Trail (#440)