Waypoint: BigBendPicnicArea

mile 109.53 / 📷

Waypoint: CappyBranch

mile 110.08 / 💧

Waypoint: WildcatCreek

mile 113.21 / 💧

Waypoint: BMT11554

mile 114.35 / 💧

Waypoint: LossCreek

mile 114.90 / 💧

Waypoint: FS228

mile 116.06 / 🚗

Waypoint: CokerCreek

mile 116.09 / 🌉

Waypoint: BMTJohnMuirTr

mile 116.48 / Jct

Waypoint: TN68

mile 120.09 / 🚗

Waypoint: BMT-TR82

mile 120.93 / Jct

Waypoint: OldTN68

mile 121.29 / 🚗

Waypoint: UnicoiGapTNNC

mile 124.59 / Gap

Waypoint: PeelsGap

mile 126.88 / Gap

Waypoint: BMTUnicoiMtnTr

mile 128.04 / Jct

Waypoint: TateGap

mile 129.07 / Gap

Waypoint: CantrellTop

mile 129.77 /

Waypoint: SixmileGap

mile 130.79 / Gap


W 0.3 miles on Warriors passage trail to waucheesi bald.

Waypoint: BMT13119

mile 131.76 / 📷


Historical marker.

Waypoint: BMT13191

mile 132.46 / 🏕

Waypoint: BMTSandyGap

mile 132.92 / 🏕


W 0.2 miles on Trail 85 to water.

Waypoint: BMT13271

mile 133.32 / 🚗


End 4WD road.

Waypoint: HippsGap

mile 133.65 / Gap

Waypoint: HazelnutKnob

mile 135.33 /

Waypoint: HazelnutKnobCamp

mile 135.66 / 🏕

Waypoint: TNNCRoundTop

mile 136.77 /

Waypoint: BMT13631

mile 136.88 / 💧


Spring.

Waypoint: RockyTopB

mile 138.92 /

Waypoint: SledRunnerGap

mile 139.32 / Gap

Waypoint: BMT~BrookshireCrTrS

mile 139.44 /


South junction of Brookshire Creek Trail No. 180 with the BMT.

Waypoint: BMT13801

mile 139.49 / 🏕

Waypoint: BrookshireCreek1090

mile 139.76 / 💧

Waypoint: BrookshireCreek1079

mile 139.90 / 💧

Waypoint: BMT14183

mile 140.51 / 💧


Small stream.

Waypoint: BMT13997

mile 140.66 / 🏕


Campsite near Brookshire Creek.

Waypoint: BrookshireCreek756

mile 142.18 / 💧

Waypoint: BrookshireCreek714

mile 142.64 / 💧

Waypoint: BMT14489

mile 143.52 / 💧

Waypoint: BaldRiver

mile 143.71 / 💧


Ford.

Waypoint: BMT14535

mile 143.97 / 💧


Stream.

Waypoint: SugarMtnRd

mile 145.17 / 🚗

Waypoint: BMT14522

mile 145.89 / 💧


Unreliable spring.

Waypoint: TellicoRiverRd

mile 147.44 / 🚗

Waypoint: TellicoRiver

mile 147.55 / 🌉


The BMT northbound gains a steady 3000' over the next 6 miles.

Waypoint: BMT14758

mile 147.77 / 🏕

Waypoint: BMT-TR86

mile 147.96 / Jct


BMT joins Whigg Ridge Trail.

Waypoint: BMT14839

mile 148.56 / 🏕


Campsite near a tributary of Sycamore Creek.

Waypoint: ManganBranch854

mile 149.46 / 💧

Waypoint: ManganBranch956

mile 150.37 / 💧

Waypoint: GoldCoveBranch

mile 150.83 / 💧

Waypoint: BMT15044

mile 151.04 / 🏕

Waypoint: SycamoreCrCampSpur

mile 151.72 / Jct


East to a small campsite near pristine Sycamore Creek.

Waypoint: SycamoreRd

mile 153.25 / 🚗

Waypoint: WiggMeadow

mile 154.65 / 🅿️


Parking lot at east side of Wigg Meadow. There's a pond 0.2 miles west of the northwest end of the meadow. NE 100 yards to ruins.

Waypoint: BMT15774

mile 155.89 / 💧


Culvert.

Waypoint: BMTCherohalaI

mile 156.19 / 🅿️


Cherohala Skyway, Mud Gap.

Waypoint: BMT15819

mile 156.32 / 📷


Historical grave.

Waypoint: BMT15633

mile 156.64 / 📷

Waypoint: NRiverRd

mile 157.70 / 🚗

Waypoint: BMTCherohalaII

mile 158.65 / TH

Waypoint: UnicoiCrest

mile 158.70 / 🅿️


Cherohala Skyway.

Waypoint: BeechGapKilmer

mile 159.01 / Jct


BMT nobo joins FS217H.

Waypoint: ColdSpringGap

mile 160.76 / Jct

Waypoint: BMTFodderstack

mile 160.78 / Gap

Waypoint: StrattonBaldTr~54A

mile 161.87 / Jct

Waypoint: BMT18551

mile 161.95 / 💧


Spring.

Waypoint: HaoeStratton

mile 163.08 / Jct


Haoe Lead Trail #53 and Stratton Bald Trail #54 join ad their termini.

Waypoint: BMTSlickrock

mile 163.61 / Jct


Slickrock Creek Trail goes west, Naked Ground Trail goes east.

Waypoint: BMT~HaoeN

mile 164.56 / Jct


Haoe Lead Trail #53.

Waypoint: SaddleTreeGap

mile 164.69 / Jct


E 0.24 miles to the Hangover, and excellent view.

Waypoint: BigFatGap

mile 167.34 / 🅿️

Waypoint: BMT16593

mile 167.65 / 💧


Spring in a depression on the east side of the trail.

Waypoint: BMTNicholsCoveS

mile 168.81 / Jct


Nichols Cove Tr No. 44 S jct with BMT #2. Windy Gap Trail.

Waypoint: BMT16750

mile 169.26 / 💧

Waypoint: BMTNicholsCoveTr

mile 169.64 / Jct


Yellowhammer Gap Tr No. 49, Nichols Cove Tr No. 44, BMT No. 2.

Waypoint: BMT16813

mile 169.89 / 💧

Waypoint: BMT16849

mile 170.25 / 💧

Waypoint: BMTIkeBranchS

mile 171.25 / Jct


Yellowhammer Gap Tr No. 49, BMT No. 2, Ike Branch Tr No. 45.

Waypoint: BMTIkeBranchTrN

mile 171.32 / Jct


Ike Branch Tr No. 45, Hangover Lead Tr 56, BMT No. 2.

Waypoint: BMTHangoverLeadTrN

mile 171.34 / Jct


Hangover Lead Trail No. 56, Belding Trail No. 52, BMT No. 2.

Waypoint: TapocoLodge

mile 172.95 / 🛏


http://tapocolodge.com/, (828) 498-2800, rooms and restaurant.

Waypoint: MeadowBranchRd

mile 173.16 / 🚗

Waypoint: BMT18001

mile 174.66 / 🏕

Waypoint: OldFieldGapRd

mile 174.84 / 🚗

Waypoint: BMT18033

mile 175.42 / Jct

Waypoint: BMT18093

mile 175.62 / 🚗

Waypoint: HalfmileBranchGap

mile 176.09 / Gap

Waypoint: BMT18231

mile 177.25 / Jct


East 0.3 miles to a campsite with water.

Waypoint: BMT18313

mile 177.71 / 🚗


End of old road section for BMT northbound.

Waypoint: BMT18309

mile 177.95 / 📷


View

Waypoint: BMT18337

mile 178.23 / ⚡️

Waypoint: KirklandGap

mile 178.47 / Gap

Waypoint: MicrowaveReflector

mile 179.91 / 📷

Waypoint: LookoutRock

mile 180.60 / 📷

Waypoint: GreenGap

mile 180.77 / Gap

Waypoint: BMT19031

mile 181.92 / Jct

Waypoint: ElmerHollow

mile 182.45 / Jct

Waypoint: WelchRdNC28

mile 182.98 / 🚗


Intersection of Welch Road with Nc. 28. W 800' to Fontana Pitstop, a gas station convenience store.

Waypoint: PanelBranch

mile 183.20 / 💧

Waypoint: LewellynCove~BMT

mile 184.01 / 💧

Waypoint: LewellynCoveLoop

mile 184.15 / Jct