Shining Creek Trail Map

Shining Creek Trail (#363)

"Sometimes the Journey Is the Thing"

GPS Coordinates:  35.365758, -82.817716 (Shining Creek Trailhead)

GPS Coordinates:  35.36328, -82.86399 (Art Loeb Trail Junction)

Album Direction-Of-Travel:  Westbound

Highlights:  Shining Creek, Shining Rock Wilderness

Length (one-way):  3.4 miles

Petzoldt Rating:  8.70

Difficulty:  EXTREME

Total Elevation Gain:  2,650' 

Elevation Gain/Mile:  779'/mile

Min. Elevation:  3,380'

Max. Elevation:  5,760'

Blaze Color:  NONE

See Following Trip Reports for more info:

Shining Creek-Old Butt Knob Loop

Connecting Trails:

Art Loeb Trail (#146)

Old Butt Knob Trail (#332)

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