Big Butt Peak, Cattail Peak, Mount Mitchell and Gibbs Mountain

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Big Butt Peak, Cattail Peak, Mount Mitchell and Gibbs Mountain is a 24.9 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Murchison, North Carolina that features beautiful wild flowers and is only recommended for very experienced adventurers. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
24.9 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
7509 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Point to Point

dogs on leash

backpacking

birding

camping

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

This hike is 24 miles of 6000' foot or greater peaks....the best high peaks NC has to offer, including the famed Mt. Mitchel. Buckle up, because this point to point route will require some serious leg muscles.