Scouts First Class rank and above, age 15 or older. This limitation is based on past experience given the level of difficulty.
Meet at the Scout Hut and drive up to BSA Camp Daniel Boone. The drive is 4.5 hours so plan on having dinner on the road and one or two stops. We will hike about 3.5 miles on Friday night so expect to hit the trail at 11 and set up camp around 1 am.
Pisgah National Forest:
Start at Daniel Boone Scout Camp
Hike 107 Little East Fork trail for 4.9 miles: campsites after the major stream crossing
Pick up Ivestor Gap Trail for 3.7 miles due south to parking area
Pick up Art Loeb trail and head back north for about 6 miles to Little East Fork Trail
2.8 miles more to Cold Mountain trail; spring at Deep Gap
1.4 miles to top of Cold Mountain; camp at the top
1.4 down and 3.6 miles back to Camp Daniel Boone
Total 20.2 miles; 3.2 on Friday and 5 on Sunday leaves 12 miles on Saturday
Expect a noontime departure on Sunday with an arrival back at the Scout Hut around 5 pm. Make sure that you have packed a change of clothes. We will store them in the trunk and change into them for the ride home. This is for everyone's olfactory senses on the way home.
ASM Peter Holmi / 843.971.0204
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