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- Distance: 31.0
Location: 35.3525657653809, -80.0299530029297
Big Island Creek campsite; trail leaves creekside, crosses FR 517, then ascends ridgeline between watersheds
Location: 35.4614334106445, -79.9586868286133
Optional second-night campsite
Location: 35.310733795166, -80.0434188842774
Head N; you’ll soon hear the whispering cascades of Wood Run
Location: 35.3467483520508, -80.0036163330078
Wade Dutchmans Creek; veer N into mixed deciduous forest
Location: 35.3680992126465, -79.9937362670898
Cross Dusty Level Rd. (dirt FR 1146); continue N
Location: 35.398868560791, -79.9814682006836
Cross NC 109; gentle climb N to Cattail Creek
Location: 35.4244651794434, -79.9845809936524
Switchback up worn volcanic rock to oddly shaped Morris Mnt.
Location: 35.4798316955566, -79.9514007568359
Trails ends @ Jumping Off Rock trailhead; car shuttle back
Location: 35.3473472595215, -80.0373916625976
Hug deep ravine in Upper Wood Run, then clamber up Dennis Mnt.
Location: 35.3808326721191, -79.9908905029297
Serene campsites dot creekside
Location: 35.4684638977051, -79.9602127075195
Ridgeline on Dark Mtn..; trail passes col between two peaks
Location: 35.4511260986328, -79.9736175537109
Cross Panther Branch; hike up saddle between double peaks of Horse Mnt.