Waypoint: BMTBearBranch

mile 72.82 / Water

Waypoint: BMTJacksRiverTr

mile 73.05 / Trail Junction

Waypoint: BMTJacksRiverTrN

mile 73.10 / Trail Junction


BMT north junction with Jacks River Trail.

Waypoint: SpanishOakGapB

mile 74.50 / Trail Junction

Waypoint: BMTPenBranchTrail

mile 75.83 / Trail Junction


Penitentiary Branch Trail goes west

Waypoint: RockwellGap

mile 75.92 / Gap

Waypoint: BMTIndianGraveGap

mile 76.68 / Gap

Waypoint: HempTop

mile 77.49 / Trail Junction

Waypoint: BMTDoubleSpringGap

mile 78.81 / Gap


True to its name, there is a spring on both sides of the gap. East spring is better. Campsite. Sign for cherokee NF and Hemp Top Trail No. 145.

Waypoint: BMTLicklogTrail

mile 79.55 / Trail Junction


Licklog Trail No. 65 goes E.

Waypoint: BMT8005

mile 79.92 / Water


Unreliable spring.

Waypoint: BigFrogMtn

mile 80.04 / Summit


Signed jct for Big Frog Trail (bmt n) and Lick Log Tr (bmt s). Wolf Ridge Trail No. 66 goes west. Campsite.

Waypoint: BMTBigCrTr

mile 81.17 / Trail Junction


Junction of the BMT and the Big Creek Trail

Waypoint: BMTForkRidgeTr

mile 81.89 / Trail Junction


BMT joins Trail No. 69, 64.

Waypoint: BMTRoughCreekTrail

mile 83.71 / Trail Junction


BMT joins Rough Creek Trail No. 70.

Waypoint: WForkRoughCreek

mile 84.19 / Water

Waypoint: 2-303-70

mile 84.22 / Trail Junction

Waypoint: BMT8474

mile 84.73 / Water


Stream.

Waypoint: BMT8480

mile 84.82 / Water


Two streams.

Waypoint: BMT8506

mile 85.04 / Water

Waypoint: BMT8549

mile 85.43 / Water


Culvert.

Waypoint: BMT8551

mile 85.46 / Water


Small stream.

Waypoint: FS221

mile 86.37 / Trail Junction


BMT junction with FS 221, W Fork TR 303, Quartz Loop TR 339, Chestnut Mtn TR 335.

Waypoint: BMT8652

mile 87.72 / Water


Stream crossing at switchback.

Waypoint: FS45

mile 87.95 / Road

Waypoint: ThunderRockCamp

mile 89.24 / Campground

Waypoint: OcoeeRiver

mile 89.41 / Bridge

Waypoint: US64

mile 89.45 / Road


Junction of BMT and US 64

Waypoint: BMTRockCrTr

mile 91.28 / Trail Junction

Waypoint: BMTDryPdLeadTr

mile 93.32 / Trail Junction

Waypoint: FS33172

mile 94.50 / Road


Deep Gap, power lines, Kimsey Mountain Highway (dirt).

Waypoint: KimseyMtnHwy

mile 95.76 / Road

Waypoint: PineFlatBr

mile 96.54 / Water

Waypoint: McFarlandRd

mile 97.83 / Road

Waypoint: FS1173-1

mile 98.30 / Road


BMT begins following FS1173-1.

Waypoint: LostCrRdS

mile 101.41 / Road


Lost Creek Road south junction with BMT. West 0.2 miles to Lost Creek Campground.

Waypoint: LostCrRdN

mile 101.68 / Road


BMT and Lost Creek Road, north junction

Waypoint: BMT10096

mile 101.86 / Campsite

Waypoint: BMT10253

mile 103.34 / Campsite

Waypoint: FS173

mile 104.31 / Road

Waypoint: BMT10386

mile 104.63 / Road


Gate.

Waypoint: EllisCr

mile 104.89 / Water


Ford.

Waypoint: TN30-RelianceRd

mile 105.44 / Road

Waypoint: TN315-30

mile 105.68 / Road

Waypoint: HiawasseeRiver

mile 105.75 / Bridge

Waypoint: HiawasseeWhitewater

mile 105.86 / Shelter Junction


W 100' to burger restaurant and hostel.

Waypoint: TN315-ChildersCrRd

mile 105.92 / Road

Waypoint: TNJohnMuirTH

mile 106.53 / Trailhead


John Muir Trailhead, Childers Creek Road.

Waypoint: BigBendPicnicArea

mile 109.46 / Scenic Area

Waypoint: CappyBranch

mile 110.02 / Water

Waypoint: WildcatCr

mile 113.14 / Water

Waypoint: BMT11554

mile 114.28 / Water

Waypoint: LossCreek

mile 114.83 / Water

Waypoint: FS228

mile 115.98 / Road

Waypoint: CokerCreek

mile 116.01 / Bridge

Waypoint: BMTJohnMuirTr

mile 116.41 / Trail Junction

Waypoint: TN68

mile 120.01 / Road

Waypoint: BMT-TR82

mile 120.85 / Trail Junction

Waypoint: OldTN68

mile 121.21 / Road

Waypoint: UnicoiGapTNNC

mile 124.51 / Gap

Waypoint: PeelsGap

mile 126.80 / Gap

Waypoint: BMTUnicoiMtnTr

mile 127.96 / Trail Junction

Waypoint: TateGap

mile 128.99 / Gap

Waypoint: CantrellTop

mile 129.69 / Summit

Waypoint: SixmileGap

mile 130.72 / Gap


W 0.3 miles on Warriors passage trail to waucheesi bald.

Waypoint: BMT13119

mile 131.69 / Scenic Area


Historical marker.

Waypoint: BMT13191

mile 132.38 / Campsite

Waypoint: BMTSandyGap

mile 132.84 / Campsite


W 0.2 miles on Trail 85 to water.

Waypoint: BMT13271

mile 133.24 / Road


End 4WD road.

Waypoint: HippsGap

mile 133.57 / Gap

Waypoint: HazelnutKnob

mile 135.26 / Summit

Waypoint: BMT13508

mile 135.58 / Campsite

Waypoint: TNNCRoundTop

mile 136.70 / Summit

Waypoint: BMT13631

mile 136.80 / Water


Spring.

Waypoint: RockyTopB

mile 138.85 / Summit

Waypoint: SledRunnerGap

mile 139.25 / Gap

Waypoint: BMTBrookshireCrTrS

mile 139.37 / Summit


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

Waypoint: BMT13801

mile 139.41 / Campsite

Waypoint: BrookshireCreek

mile 139.68 / Water

Waypoint: BrookshireCreek2

mile 139.82 / Water

Waypoint: BMT14183

mile 140.43 / Water


Small stream.

Waypoint: BMT13997

mile 140.58 / Campsite


Campsite near Brookshire Creek.

Waypoint: BrookshireCr2

mile 142.10 / Water

Waypoint: BrookshireCr

mile 142.57 / Water

Waypoint: BMT14489

mile 143.45 / Water

Waypoint: BaldRiver

mile 143.64 / Water


Ford.

Waypoint: BMT14535

mile 143.90 / Water


Stream.

Waypoint: SugarMtnRd

mile 145.09 / Road

Waypoint: BMT14522

mile 145.81 / Water


Unreliable spring.

Waypoint: TellicoRiverRd

mile 147.36 / Road

Waypoint: TellicoRiver

mile 147.47 / Bridge


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

Waypoint: BMT14758

mile 147.69 / Campsite

Waypoint: BMT-TR86

mile 147.88 / Trail Junction


BMT joins Whigg Ridge Trail.

Waypoint: BMT14839

mile 148.48 / Campsite


Campsite near a tributary of Sycamore Creek.

Waypoint: ManganBr1

mile 149.38 / Water

Waypoint: ManganBr2

mile 150.30 / Water

Waypoint: GoldCoveBranch

mile 150.75 / Water

Waypoint: BMT15044

mile 150.96 / Campsite

Waypoint: SycamoreCrCampSpur

mile 151.65 / Trail Junction


E to a small campsite near pristine Sycamore Creek.