Miry Ridge TrailModerate

Jakes Gap / Elkmont, TN

Moderate
Miry Ridge Trail

Distance (One Way)

5.0 miles

Elevation Gain

1,253 feet

Trailhead

Jakes Gap

Location

Elkmont, TN

Trail Description Written by Caroline Sullivan

Miry Ridge Trail is a 5 mile connector trail between Jakes Gap at the end of Jakes Creek Trail and the junction with the Appalachian Trail. It's most often traversed as part of a larger loop hike.

At mile 1.2 from Jakes Gap (or 1.3 from Lynn Camp Prong) you will have the opportunity to climb up the rocky knob of Dripping Spring Mountain for some outstanding views of Mellinger Death Ridge and the surrounding mountains.

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Miry Ridge Trail Elevation Profile

Miry Ridge Trail Elevation Profile Tom Dunigan's Elevation Profiles

Trail Difficulty Scales Explained

Elevation Grade

5%

Gentle Slope

Paul Petzoldt Scale

7.5

Moderate

5

10

15

Shenandoah Scale

112

Moderately Strenuous

50

100

150

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