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Daniel Boone Scout Trail

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 4.3 (13)

This trail passes through incredibly diverse landscapes as it climbs to the top of Grandfather Mountain.


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Map Key

2.9

Miles

4.6

KM

Point to Point

5,910' 1,802 m

High

4,164' 1,269 m

Low

1,757' 535 m

Up

23' 7 m

Down

12%

Avg Grade (7°)

45%

Max Grade (24°)

Dogs Unknown

Features Fall Colors · Spring · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

This trail is a classic grind of a climb up one of the most iconic mountains on the East Coast. The trail pretty much stays at a moderate grade throughout, with a few sections of steep scrambling. The footing can be extremely technical in sections and very manageable in other sections. There are a couple of mild rock scrambles near the top and also two ladders that help you get up and over some small rock faces. The trail is an absolute blast. Plus, there is a killer view from the top!

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Brandon Thrower

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  4.3 from 13 votes

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  4.3 from 13 votes
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#185

in North Carolina

#6,168

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Aug 16, 2020
Andrew McLean
2.5mi
Jul 9, 2020
Scott Sallade
Jun 21, 2020
Noah E
May 29, 2020
Peter Jones
Hiking Grandfather Mountain with Tyler 10.2mi — 6h 42m
Jun 1, 2019
Eason Bryan
Jul 7, 2018
Flynn Carney
Oct 22, 2017
Dalana Parker