East Ridge Trail

At A Glance

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2.48 mi one-way

Steepness: Hilly
Tread Condition: Some Obstacles
Blaze Color: Gray

This trail is located in the Montreat area. For a list of all the trails in that area, see the Montreat trails list page.

Description

Follows the ridge up and over Lookout Mountain, Boggs Bunion, Brushy Mountain and Rocky Head. Ends at Long Gap. here are a few steep sections and several good viewpoints along the trail.

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Trail Segments

Trails are often made up of several connecting paths which may have different characteristics, allowed uses, and seasons. This trail is divided into multiple segments as follows:

East Ridge - Lookout to Helispot

  • Allowed Uses:
  • Length: 0.45 mi

East Ridge - Thru Buck Gap

  • Allowed Uses:
  • Length: 255 ft

East Ridge - Sourwood Gap to Rocky Head

  • Allowed Uses:
  • Length: 0.51 mi

East Ridge - Rocky Head to Long Gap

  • Allowed Uses:
  • Length: 0.24 mi

East Ridge - Helispot to Buck Gap

  • Allowed Uses:
  • Length: 0.28 mi

East Rige - Thru Helispot to Old Toll

  • Allowed Uses:
  • Length: 281 ft

East Ridge - Buck Gap to Sourwood Gap

  • Allowed Uses:
  • Length: 0.48 mi

Total Calculated Length: 2.07 mi

This value is derived from our underlying map data, so it may not match officially published information.

Intersecting Trails

  • Lookout
  • Old Trestle Road
  • Hickory Ridge
  • Buck Gap
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