Big Tom Gap Trail
At A Glance
0.35 mi one-way
Difficulty Rating: 0.35
Steepness: Climbs Steeply
Tread Condition: Very Rough
Blaze Color: Blue
Trail Number: 191-A
This narrow trail is extremely steep and follows the slope more or less directly uphill. However, it is short. The bottom portion climbs over a rock jumble and the middle section has more of a dirt tread. The trail passes through several openings, and provides good views including Maple Camp Bald to the northeast. It offers loop opportunities with the Buncombe Horse Range Trail, Mount Mitchell Trail and the Black Mountain Crest/Deep Gap trails.
This trail also crosses into these trailhead areas:
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