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Hike - Laurel Falls to Metcalf Bottoms - Wed., Nov.16, 2016

 
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2016
Depart at 8:00 a.m. from Chota Center

 
LAUREL FALLS TO METCALF BOTTOMS PICNIC AREA (shuttle)
Distance:   8.1 miles
Rating:   Moderate
Driving time:  1.5 hours
Elevation Gain:   2000 feet
Leader:   Tom Ringenbach   865-201-9014   tommamier@gmail.com  

 
This is a shuttle hike.  We will drop off a couple of cars at Metcalf Bottoms.  Then proceed to Laurel Falls Trail where we will begin the hike.  We will ascend a little over 2000 feet using the Laurel Falls Trail and the Little Greenbrier Trail, then descend using the Little Brier Gap Trail and the Metcalf Bottoms Trail to the Metcalf Bottoms picnic area.  We will pass Laurel Falls, an overlook of Wears Valley, the Walker Sisters Home and the Little Greenbrier School.