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ChinigoDescent via Alum Cave  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 16, 2014

Chinigo

A very nice and scenic trail.
Posted Jul 17, 2014 12:51 am

Jimmy RiversAmazing weather!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 30, 2012

Jimmy Rivers

Maybe the marquee hike in the Smoky Mountains. Mont Leconte, and the Alum Cave Trail is so beautiful. It's a must do while visiting this area. We had a picture perfect day on the mountain!
Posted Jan 12, 2014 10:33 pm

silversummitBeautiful hike even in chilly dampness!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 6, 2013

silversummit

Started out in mist and light rain/fog but we decided to head up anyway and we're very glad we did! The trail is deep in rhododendron but does parallel a lovely stream with picturesque bridges and of course, the "cave". If we had brought lunches we would have traveled on to LeConte.
Posted Nov 8, 2013 8:03 pm

rasgoatNice trail  Sucess!

rasgoat

No views
Posted Feb 1, 2012 5:34 pm

themtnsBluffs  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 14, 2011

themtns

Just took the trail up to the bluffs and headed back down as the sun was setting.
Posted Sep 29, 2011 4:00 am

desainmegood hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 20, 1979

desainme

long time ago
Posted Jun 22, 2010 1:17 am

cp0915Beautiful

cp0915

Couple times over the years.
Posted Oct 21, 2009 9:29 am

mattdalmanVery cool trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 18, 2009

mattdalman

One of my favorite trails to date.
Posted Oct 20, 2009 11:48 pm

captainbuudaOne of the Smokies Best  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 10, 2009

captainbuuda

This is a classic hike and might just be the best trail in the Smokies. I've been up this trail several times, each time a little bit further than the last. This trail really hits all the Smokies highlights: beautiful streams, interesting rock formations, diverse mountain flora, a little bit of exposure, and great high-up long-range views. I'll definitely hike this one again and again in the future.
Posted Aug 13, 2009 6:59 pm

ZachStoneSpring Break  Sucess!

ZachStone

snowy but fun
Posted Jul 6, 2009 2:31 pm

maddie77777Nice hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 27, 2009

maddie77777

Nice hike. Make sure to hike up so you arrive in the late afternoon. You'll have a better chance of the fog lifting for better views.
Posted Jun 28, 2009 2:50 pm

HotovenWonderfull Trail!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 9, 2009

Hotoven

Very nice trail. It has many great overlooks and a neat rock you can climb through at the begging of it. It also has cables to assist in hiking when rocks are wet, which is often.
Posted Apr 20, 2009 12:54 pm

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