The planned hike as described in the handbook is to hike from Elkmont to Tremont by way of the Meigs Mountain Trail and the Lumber Ridge Trail for a total hiking distance of 10.4 miles. However, the Lumber Ridge Trail is closed as of this writing but may be open by February 18. If it is not open at the time of the hike, we will exit off the Meigs Mountain trail and go down the Curry Mountain trail to Metcalf Bottoms Picnic Area for a total of 7.7 miles. Both routes are rated moderate. We will have a car shuttle to Elkmont from either the Tremont Institute or from Metcalf Bottoms depending on which hiking route we end up taking. Meet at the old Food City in Alcoa at 8:00 a.m. If you wish to meet at the shuttle point, please contact the leader. Round trip drive is about 70 miles. 0.10 X 70 = $7.00
Leader: Brian Worley
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