Appalachian Trail

Roan High Bluff, Roan High Knob, & Grassy Ridge Bald, NC/TN (4-9-06)

A 12-mile hike following the AT and Cloudland Trails over the summits of Roan High Knob, Roan High Bluff, and Grassy Ridge Bald. Three more peaks off the South Beyond 6K list.


Route Type:  Double Out-and-back               Difficulty:  HARD  (Petzoldt Rating:  15.90 )

Hike Length:  12.0 miles                                 Hike Duration:  6:45

Trailhead Temp:  20'F                                     Trail Traffic:  None

Min. Elevation:  5,512'                                     Max. Elevation:  6,286'

Total Vertical Gain:  1,950'                             Avg. Elevation Gain / Mile:  162'


Trails Used (blaze color):  Appalachian Trail (white), Cloudland Trail (yellow)

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