Sam Knob Summit Trail -- 5,920'

Sam Knob Summit Trail (#617A)

"Choose Your Summit"


GPS Coordinates:  35.32704, -82.89072 (Sam Knob Trail Junction)

Album Direction-Of-Travel: Westbound

Highlights: Sam Knob (360-degree views)


Length (one-way): 0.7 miles

Petzoldt Rating: 1.56

Difficulty: HARD

Total Elevation Gain: 430'

Elevation Gain/Mile: 614'/mile

Min. Elevation: 5,670'

Max. Elevation: 6,050'

Blaze Color: NONE


See Following Trip Reports for more info:

Sam Knob (2012)

Sam Knob via Flat Laurel Creek (2014)

Sam Knob via Flat Laurel Creek (2018 Winter Hike)

Sam Knob, Chestnut Bald, & Mt. Hardy

Upper Flat Laurel Creek Loop


Connecting Trails:

Sam Knob Trail (#617)