This hike is a nice steady climb (2385 ft elev. gain) with some great views and generally well shaded throughout. Total out and back hike will be about 5 - 5.5 hours including lunch for about 8.7 miles. Option if interested to add a couple of more miles hiking in to the campground area. About 75 minutes from Winston-Salem.
Text or email by Aug 18 if you have any questions, please register here if you want to join the hike.
Parking lot is same as for Caudill Cabin trail. Meet at Longbottom Road Parking Lot, GPS 36.375200, -81.144660. 77 North, exit 83 onto US 21 Bypass toward Sparta/ Roaring Gap. 11 miles – turn left onto Traphill Rd. 5.2 miles – turn right onto Longbottom Road. 8.1 miles – parking lot on your left just before the bridge. You will see parking lot on your left, fire road on your right. On AllTrails, it’s marked as Cedar Ridge Trail to Brinegar Cabin.