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Craggy Dome from Greybeard Overlook Via

Craggy Dome from Greybeard Overlook Via


Page Type: Route

Location: North Carolina, United States, North America

Lat/Lon: 35.70590°N / 82.3668°W

Object Title: Craggy Dome from Greybeard Overlook Via

Route Type: hike

Time Required: Less than two hours

Difficulty: Walk-up

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Created/Edited: Aug 19, 2005 / Aug 19, 2005

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Start at the Greybeard View car park off of the Blue Ridge Parkway (mi. 363.4). From this parking area locate the Mountains-to-the-Sea-Trail at the south end of the parking area.

Route Description

From the Greybeard parking area, continue on the MST for a couple of mins. until the trail hits the parkway. Do not cross the parkway, rather follow the unanamed trail south along the ridge. There is a good unmaintained trail that heads to the summit from here.

Essential Gear

basic day hiking gear: raingear, sturdy trail shoes lightweight clothing.
GO LITE gear is highly recommended.

Miscellaneous Info

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