Pilot Rock Trail -- 5,240'

Pilot Rock Trail (#321)

"Much More Than Just The Rock"


GPS Coordinates:  35.38538, -82.73186 (Pilot Rock Trailhead @ Yellow Gap Road)

GPS Coordinates:  35.40968, -82.74676 (Mountains-to-Sea Trail Junction)

Album Direction-Of-Travel: Northbound

Highlights: Pilot Rock, Views from Little Bald Mountain


Length (one-way): 3.6 miles

Petzoldt Rating: 7.60

Difficulty: VERY HARD

Total Elevation Gain: 2,000'

Elevation Gain/Mile: 556'/mile

Min. Elevation: 3,340'

Max. Elevation: 5,285'

Blaze Color: ORANGE


See Following Trip Reports for more info:

Pilot Rock-Thompson Creek Loop


Connecting Trails:

Laurel Mountain Connector Trail (#110)

Mountains-to-Sea Trail (#440)

Pilot Rock Extension Trail (#321A)

Thompson Creek Trail (#602)