Art Loeb Trail Water Sources. Jun 22, 2011 at 4:15 pm #1752222. Butter gap has piped water next to shelter. Any advice would be greatly appreciated! I have time for 3 high mileage training trips, so i. It begins at daniel boone boy scout camp, traverses shining rock ridge, then descends into the valley below. Starting from south to north. Daniel boone boy scout camp (3.8 miles) trail description.
It begins at daniel boone boy scout camp, traverses shining rock ridge, then descends into the valley below. Butter gap has piped water next to shelter. Also, is there a place to rent or buy bear canisters nearby? Daniel boone boy scout camp (3.8 miles) trail description. Strava data with elevation profile and cliff notes of important info including water sources at the bottom of the post. There are several water sources along the art loeb trail.
Surprisingly For Western North Carolina, The Art Loeb Trail Is Short On Good Water Sources.
Art loeb trail water sources. The art loeb trail is 30.1 miles in length and totals around 9,000 feet of ascent and descent respectively. Be ready to carry 4l. Jun 22, 2011 at 3:20 pm #1752197. We are looking at this trail and the cold mountain via art loeb and cold mountain trail for this weekend. Throughout so hopefully it will be useful to others who want to hike the art loeb trail!
Any information on reliable/semi reliable water sources would be great. The gps on my phone tracked our course. The beginning and end of the trail have plentiful water, but once you’re up on the ridgeline, you only have two chances to fill up. I did it in two different sections. Davidson trailhead to butter gap shelter (8.8 miles).
They are not hard to find but you do need to keep your eye out for them. Go straight and there is a spur trail down to a stream. Well, really i hiked for a day and a half, as it took me a half day just to set foot on the trail. It ends near the popular tourist town of brevard and takes roughly an hour to drive between the two trailheads. It begins at daniel boone boy scout camp, traverses shining rock ridge, then descends into the valley below.
Strava data with elevation profile and cliff notes of important info including water sources at the bottom of the post. You need to go down a short trail to get to the water source at deep gap shelter. Pull into the campground and make an immediate left into the art loeb trail parking lot. Beginning from the davidson river trailhead (southern end of the trail), you will start your first day by heading in a mostly westward direction. Gloucester gap (12.3 miles) day 2:
The fourth section of trail (3.8 miles) descends steadily along the flanks of cold mountain towards the camp daniel boone boy scout camp and the northern terminus of the art loeb trail. From there head north on ivestor gap trail for about 200m and you will see a spring on your right, (ws3) deep gap shelter, (ws4)butter gap shelter. I don't know 100% that it is flowing but it has always been flowing when i have been up there. There is a spring right off the trail near shining rock gap. This was the only thing that made me a bit anxious.
Jun 22, 2011 at 4:15 pm #1752222. Any advice would be greatly appreciated! I tried to be specific about information such as times, site locations, water sources, etc. When we did the trail in a day, we stashed a gallon of water at the parkway (about mile 15) but i later found out that the art loeb in a day purists think this is cheating. Also, is there a place to rent or buy bear canisters nearby?
This includes lots of mileage and elevation gain with a heavy pack to mimic the conditions i’ll be placing myself into over memorial day weekend. At deep gap a spur trail on your right leads to the summit of cold mountain, made famous by a book of the same name. We split this section into an overnight trip: I allowed myself 3 days and nights to complete the hike, but i really hoped to complete it in 2. The shining rock wilderness section can be particularly confusing due to multi forking trails and large distances covered in between the white.
I was pleased to find the big hike app i used on the at had the art loeb trail as well. The art loeb trail (alt) pocket profile map is another great map to show the elevations of summits and gaps as well as water sources on the trail. There are several water sources along the art loeb trail. We had a map but it didn’t help much. It is not hard to find, but after hiking for 13 miles up hills.
Scott, jobie, mark, and i would be traversing from north to south, which had a little over 8,000 feet of climbing and 9,000 feet of descent. The only problem was it didn’t tell us where water sources were. Trailhead information and parking for a. On the alltrails app, it looks like art loeb is about 10 degrees warmer, but i don’t know what to trust. Before turning around and coming back to the gap.
Daniel boone boy scout camp (3.8 miles) trail description. Starting from south to north. Deep gap (6.8 miles) day 4: Starting from davidson river, you’ll pass a bunch of small streams on your first day. You'll begin the hike on the north side of the river, crossing almost immediately and continuing to climb your way up in elevation and out of the davidson river valley.
I’m still shaking down my new gear, so i thought this would be a good test. I filled up at butter gap shelter and deep gap shelter. I did the hike over two days. We hiked a total of 15 miles (approximately), going past the gloucester gap and continuing up toward pilot mtn. After the at i felt.
The 30.1 mile art loeb trail is one of the longer and more difficult trails in the state, and it's also one of the more popular. There was no guidebook for the trail; Water source 1 (ws1) just before deep gap 1 where the trail makes its southern bend on the ridgeline, (ws2)after passing black balsam there is a short spur from the art loeb that takes you to the black balsam parking area. The ultimate art loeb backpacking guide / there are several water sources along the art loeb trail. Hop on the 30.1 mile long art loeb trail at the trailhead in the davidson river campground.
Butter gap has piped water next to shelter. The bob marshall wilderness open is 8 weeks away, so it’s time to start the specific period of my training regimen. The art loeb trail is one of the longer and more difficult trails in the state, and it's also one of the more popular. Hammock camping can also easily be done along this route due to the abundance of trees. Surprisingly for western north carolina, the art loeb trail is short on good water sources.
This trail is a memorial to art loeb, an activist from the carolina mountain club, and a man who deeply loved these mountains. it's a designated national recreation trail (nrt), promoted as one of the highest. The trail serves as a memorial to art loeb, a former industrialist and activist from the carolina mountain club, and a man who deeply loved these mountains. traveling mainly along peaks and ridges rather than in the valleys, the trail offers many views along the way to its. Art loeb trail on the ridge of tennent mountain at dusk. I have time for 3 high mileage training trips, so i. Black balsam road (7.2 miles) day 3: