North Boundary Road @ Mease Gap -- 2,700'

North Boundary Road (#135)

"A Road To & From Nowhere"

GPS Coordinates:  35.50772, -82.62779 (Forest Service Road 491 Junction)

GPS Coordinates:  35.48774, -82.65503 (Green's Lick Trail Junction)

Album Direction-Of-Travel: Southbound

Highlights: Bent Creek Experimental Forest, Limited Views

Length (one-way): 3.6 miles

Petzoldt Rating: 6.30 (E to W); 4.40 (W to E)

Difficulty: HARD (E to W), MODERATE (W to E)

Total Elevation Gain: 1,350' (E to W); 400' (W to E)

Elevation Gain/Mile: 375'/mile (E to W); 111'/mile (W to E)

Min. Elevation: 2,370'

Max. Elevation: 3,320'

Blaze Color: YELLOW

See Following Trip Reports for more info:

Bent Creek - Green's Lick/Sidehill Loop

Bent Creek - Rice Pinnacle Double Loop

Connecting Trails:

Green's Lick Trail (#139)

Ingles Field Gap Trail (#150)

Little Hickory Top Trail (#136)