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Hike - Twentymile Loop - Fri., Oct.13, 2017

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2017
Depart at 8:00 a.m. from Chota Center 
 
TWENTYMILE LOOP
Distance:   7.5 Miles  
Rating:    Moderate
Elevation Gain:   1000 feet
Driving time:  1-1/2  hours
Leader:   Bruce Fulton   865-657-3163  fultonb@outlook.com
 
This is a loop hike connecting three GSMNP trails.  The first three miles ascend the Twentymile Trail to the junction with the Twentymile Loop Trail.  Twentymile Creek parallels the route most of the way and there are many opportunities for water photography including Twentymile Cascade.  There is 1000 feet of elevation gain on this trail, and there are some steep sections.  The hike then follows the Twentymile Loop Trail to the descent on Wolf Trail.  
Note that this hike requires driving the Tail of the Dragon, US Hwy. 129, and some hikers have developed motion sickness on this road.