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Lookout Trail

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 4.5 (11)

A steep popular trail to an amazing view from the summit of Lookout Mountain.


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Map Key

0.7

Miles

1.2

KM

49%

Runnable

3,696' 1,127 m

High

2,967' 904 m

Low

729' 222 m

Up

0' 0 m

Down

19%

Avg Grade (11°)

57%

Max Grade (30°)

Dogs Unknown

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Description

One of the most popular trails in Montreat, the Lookout Trail leads up to the rocky summit of Lookout Mountain with great views of the Montreat Valley and the Seven Sisters. Near the summit the trail is a rocky scramble that is super fun. Great trail, just expect some crowds.

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Brandon Thrower

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  4.5 from 11 votes

#2

in Montreat

#740

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  4.5 from 11 votes
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#2

in Montreat

#740

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Steep, technical climb to the top of Lookout Mountain.
Sep 14, 2017 near Black M…, NC
View from the top of Lookout Mountain
Sep 11, 2017 near Black M…, NC
Trailhead Marker at the Lookout Trailhead
Sep 11, 2017 near Black M…, NC

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