Carvers Gap to Grassy Ridge Bald
ElevationAscent: 986' 301 m
Descent: -985' -300 m
High: 6,152' 1,875 m
Low: 5,544' 1,690 m
GradeAvg Grade: 8% (5°)
Max Grade: 30% (16°)
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“Hike along Roan Mountain taking in three beautiful balds.”— J.D. McNoldy
Family Friendly Short and relatively easy, the whole family will enjoy this hike!
After Round Bald, the gravel ends, and the trail begins to become more rugged on your way to Jane Bald. On your way, look for wild berry bushes along the side of the trail. Once you have past Jane Bald, you'll come to a Y in the trail where you'll bear right to head to the Grassy Ridge Bald.
Grassy Ridge is the highest of the three balds at 6,165 ft. From here you have 360-degree views of the surrounding hills of Tennessee and North Carolina.
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