a three night loop for moderate to well seasoned hikers.
Day 1: 6 mi 1200 ft elev gain. Very easy walk along big Creek
Day 2: 11 mi. 3000 ft elev. Leaving the creek to do a section up on AT and staying at tri
corner knob shelter we will visit the old black/Mt Guyot balsam zone bear 6000 ft
Day 3: 11.75 mi. Nearly level trail along balsam Mt and Mt Sterling ridge to the campsite at Mt Sterling. At 5800 ft if weather is intolerable we will descrnd alternate route to big Creek or stay at Laurel gap shelter
Day 4 is a 4000 ft descent to starting point along Baxter creek trail
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