Miry Ridge TrailModerate

Miry Ridge Trail

Distance (One Way)

5.0 miles

Elevation Gain

1,253 feet

Trailhead

Jakes Gap

Location

Elkmont, TN

Trail Description

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

At mile 1.2 from Jakes Gap you will have the opportunity to climb up a rocky knob 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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