We will start this hike from the Hwy 68 Trailhead and climb through beautiful forest land up the southwest flank of Black Mountain. We will stop by Windless Cave and terminate at the top of Black Mountain where we will be met by impressive overlooks facing South and East overlooking Grassy Cove. Note that Grassy Cove is the largest sink hole in North America. Meet at Lowe’s (SE corner) in Harriman (Midtown exit 350) at 8:00 or Hwy 68 Trailhead no later than 8:45. Drive 50 miles RT ($2.50). Hike total about 8 miles, approximately 1300 feet elevation gain. Rated moderate.
Pre-registration is required. Masks are now required for all those participating in carpools, shuttles or key swaps, regardless of vaccination status. You may also choose to drive your own vehicle to the trailhead.
Pre-register with Ron Brandenburg
Leader: Lloyd Chapman
Leader contact information is included under Additional Information in the email you receive after registration.
Smoky Mountains Hiking Club
PO Box 51592
Knoxville, TN 37950-1592