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Salamander Trail

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Length

0.8 Miles 1.3 Kilometers

82%

Runnable

Singletrack

Elevation

358' 109 m

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Descent

9%

Avg Grade (5°)

18%

Max Grade (10°)

4,039' 1,231 m

High

3,681' 1,122 m

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Bad / Closed 22 days ago
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One of several routes up to Hawksbill Summit.

Luke AT

Overview

Features: Birding — Fall Colors — Views — Wildflowers — Wildlife
Dogs: Leashed

Description

This is the least steep route up to Hawksbill summit which can be accessed from south of the peak along the Appalachian Trail AT. The trail follows a wide, rocky path around several looping switchbacks to Hawksbill Trail/Byrds Nest #2 Road just south of the summit. Several lesser viewpoints can be found along the upper stretches of the trail.

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