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blue Cook's Wall Trail

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2.1 mile 3.3 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 753' 230 m
Descent: -79' -24 m
High: 2,393' 729 m
Low: 1,719' 524 m

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Avg Grade: 8% (4°)
Max Grade: 19% (11°)

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Ascend to Cook's Wall Overlook via Wolf Gap and House Rock.

Thomas Birch

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Starting at the picnic and swimming area at Hanging Rock Lake, the trail climbs steadily to Wolf Gap at 0.5 miles. At Wolf Gap, the trail has a junction with the Wolf Rock Trail which joins in from the left.

The trail follows the ridgeline and has a junction with the Magnolia Springs Trail at 1.1 Miles. The next landmark is House Rock, a large flat rock outcropping with good views to the south at 1.3 miles. The trail then continues its climb up to Cook's Wall coming to a dead end at the Cook's Wall Overlook at the end of the trail.

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Jan 26, 2019
Guy Etheridge
Jan 5, 2019
Phil York
Aug 20, 2018
Vivek Patel
2.1mi
Aug 14, 2018
Clark Maness
Apr 12, 2018
Brian Carpenter
Nov 23, 2017
Brandy B
Nov 18, 2017
Tiffany Featherston
2.1mi
Sep 9, 2017
Michele Mason
Combined trails, started and ended at the visitor's center parking lot. Hanging Rock, Wolf Rock, Cook's, Magnolia, then hung a right to go back. — 4h 00m

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