Big Tom Gap TR 191A
The trail 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 Trail. This narrow trail is extremely steep and follows unsteady rock debris.
Total Elevation Change: 520 feet
Degree of Difficulty: Difficult
Beginning Point: Buncombe Horse Range Trail
Ending Point: Black Mountain Crest Trail
Average Hiking Time: 1 hour (one way)
Amount of Use: Moderate
Blaze Color: Blue
Area Trail Map: South Toe River, Mount Mitchell & Big Ivy Trail Map
USGS Quad Maps: Celo and Mt. Mitchell
At a Glance
|Water:||No water exists on the trail|
This trail begins on the Buncombe Horse Range Trail and connects to the Black Mountain Crest Trail north of Big Tom Peak.