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Daniel Boone Scout Trail

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2.9 mile 4.6 kilometer point to point
71% Runnable
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Elevation

Ascent: 1,757' 535 m
Descent: -23' -7 m
High: 5,910' 1,802 m
Low: 4,164' 1,269 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 12% (7°)
Max Grade: 45% (24°)

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Trail shared by Brandon Thrower

This trail passes through incredibly diverse landscapes as it climbs to the top of Grandfather Mountain.

Brandon Thrower

Features Fall Colors · Spring · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

This trail is a classic grind of a climb up one of the most iconic mountains on the East Coast. The trail pretty much stays at a moderate grade throughout, with a few sections of steep scrambling. The footing can be extremely technical in sections and very manageable in other sections. There are a couple of mild rock scrambles near the top and also two ladders that help you get up and over some small rock faces. The trail is an absolute blast. Plus, there is a killer view from the top!

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May 4, 2019
Mike D
Trail is officially closed due to storm damage. But it looks like a fun climb up to Calloway Peak for some amazing views. And ladders!
Nov 9, 2018
Mike McGinn
Great round trip to Calloway Peak from Daniel Boone parking lot. Should have left earlier... had to use headlamps the last few miles.
Aug 25, 2018
Mark Shanks
Grandfurther Mountain 25K
Apr 14, 2018
Jason Tischer
Ran to Calloway Peak. Tail clear and dry all the way to the top. It’s in great shape right now. 2.9mi

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  4.6 from 9 votes

#4391

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#140

in North Carolina

#4,391

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