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Asheville: Old Butt Knob-Shining Rock Trails

NC

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Distance: 7.2 miles


Climb knobby ridges to the white quartz cap of Shining Rock, then follow a pristine stream back to your car on this arduous 7.8-mile loop.
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Oct 07, 2013

Old Butt will kick your butt! If your wanting a mega-climb to test your wits go for it. Its the second hardest climb in the wilderness area. Link up with the Art Loeb trail to connect to Shining Creek trail or Grassy Cove trail for a nice loop. If you have the time check out Shining Rock mtn. too

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