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blueBlack The Palmetto Trail: Middle Saluda Passage

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11.0 mile 17.6 kilometer point to point
83% Runnable
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 2,329' 710 m
Descent: -2,184' -666 m
High: 3,141' 957 m
Low: 1,331' 406 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 8% (4°)
Max Grade: 36% (20°)

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This portion of the Palmetto Trail contains many waterfalls and challenging elevation changes.

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The Middle Saluda Passage, named for the river below, is replete with waterfalls and dramatic elevation changes. The trail connects 14 miles of existing trails (with multiple-colored blazes) in the Mountain Bridge Wilderness Area of Jones Gap State Park and Caesars Head State Park. Interesting sightseeing includes Hospital Rock, The Winds, and Raven Cliff Falls, and Jones Gap Falls. Access the passage from Jones Gap State Park (just past mile marker 3) and Raven Cliff Falls (between mile markers 9 and 10).

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