BMT north junction with Jacks River Trail.
Penitentiary Branch Trail goes west
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.
Licklog Trail No. 65 goes E.
Signed jct for Big Frog Trail (bmt n) and Lick Log Tr (bmt s). Wolf Ridge Trail No. 66 goes west. Campsite.
Junction of the BMT and the Big Creek Trail
BMT joins Trail No. 69, 64.
BMT joins Rough Creek Trail No. 70.
BMT junction with FS 221, W Fork TR 303, Quartz Loop TR 339, Chestnut Mtn TR 335.
Stream crossing at switchback.
Junction of BMT and US 64
Deep Gap, power lines, Kimsey Mountain Highway (dirt).
BMT begins following FS1173-1.
Lost Creek Road south junction with BMT. West 0.2 miles to Lost Creek Campground.
BMT and Lost Creek Road, north junction
Bunkhouse and camping, http://www.hiwasseeoutfitters.com/Store.html, https://www.facebook.com/HiwasseeOutfitters/.
W 100' to burger restaurant and hostel.
John Muir Trailhead, Childers Creek Road.
W 0.3 miles on Warriors passage trail to waucheesi bald.
W 0.2 miles on Trail 85 to water.
End 4WD road.
S junction of Brookshire Creek Trail No. 180 with the BMT.
Campsite near Brookshire Creek.
The BMT northbound gains a steady 3000' over the next 6 miles.
BMT joins Whigg Ridge Trail.
Campsite near a tributary of Sycamore Creek.
E to a small campsite near pristine Sycamore Creek.