Thunderhead Loop Map (Great Smoky Mountains NP, North Carolina)
A special Backpacker Magazine topo map printed on waterproof, tearproof paper. Includes topographic map data from the USGS and detailed trip information
Tiptoe across airy ridgelines, spot resident black bears, and take in the best of the Smokies on this three-day, 27.9-mile loop. On the way, tackle two of the most imposing peaks in the park, Rocky Top and Thunderhead Mountain. Map includes turn-by-turn hiking directions and in-depth trip planning essentials to help you experience this BACKPACKER PRO adventure.
Contains the following named locations: Allnight Ridge,Anthony Creek Campsite,Anthony Ridge,Barehead Branch,Bear Sign Branch,Bearpen Gap,Bee Cove Creek,Beechnut Gap,Big Chestnut Bald,Big Hollow,Big Medicine Gap,Big Spring Cove,Blanket Mountain,Bloody Branch,Boomer Branch,Bote Mountain,Bote Mountain Cemetery,Bowman Stand Branch,Brier Knob,Brier Ridge,Bryant Branch,Bryant Gap,Buckeye Cove,Buckeye Gap,Buckhorn Gap,Bull Branch,Bunch Prong,Burr Branch,Calhoun Branch,Camp Townsend,Cherry Gap,Chestnut Ridge,Chestnut Top,Chimney Rocks,Churn Hollow,Cold Spring Knob,Cold Water Knob,Curry Prong,Curry She Mountain,Davis Ridge,Deer Camp Branch,Deerhobble Branch,Deerhobble Ridge,Deerkill Branch,Defeat Ridge,Derrick Knob Shelter,Devils Bench,Devils Bench Branch,Devils Courthouse,Devils Nest Creek,Devils Race Patch,Doghobble Branch,Dosey Branch,Dosey Gap,Double Trestle Branch,Dripping Spring Mountain,Edens Garden Creek,Finley Cove,Firescald Branch,Flint Branch,Fodderstack Branch,Fodderstack Mountain,Grapevine Branch,Green Camp Gap,Greenbriar Branch,Hemlock Knob,Henderson Prong,Hickory Tree Branch,Hickory Tree Gap,Holden Cove Branch,Honey Cove Branch,Hornet Tree Top,Indian Flats Prong,Jakes Gap,James Camp Branch,Killpecker Ridge,King Branch Campsite,Kiver Branch,Laurel Cove Creek,Laurel Creek,Little Chestnut Bald,Little Spicewood Branch,Loan Branch,Locust Ridge,Log Ridge,Log Ridge Branch,Long Arm,Long Branch,Long Cove Creek,Long Cove Ridge,Lost Branch,Lower Chestnut Flats,Lower Jakes Gap Campsite,Lumber Ridge,Lynn Camp Prong,Maple Sugar Gap,Marks Cove Campsite,Marks Creek,Meadow Branch,Meadow Gap,Meigs Mountain,Meigs Mountain Cemetery,Meigs Mountain Trail,Mellinger Death Ridge,Mill Ridge,Mineral Gap,Miry Ridge,Mount Davis,Mount Squires,New World,Nuna Ridge,Panther Creek,Pigpen Branch,Pinkroot Branch,Rocky Top,Saddleback Ridge,Sams Creek,Sams Gap,Sams Ridge,Sandy Gap,Schoolhouse Gap,Seng Patch Branch,Shut-in Creek,Spence Branch,Spence Field,Spence Field Shelter,Spruce Flats,Spruce Flats Branch,Starkey Creek,Starkey Gap,Starkey Ridge,Stillhouse Hollow,Stone Camp Branch,Sugar Cove Prong,Sugartree Gap,Thunderhead Mountain,Thunderhead Prong,Timber Ridge,Tremont,Turnback Branch,Turner Branch,Upper Buckhorn Gap,Upper Chestnut Flats,Upper Henderson Campsite,Walker Fields,Walker Valley,Walkers Valley Cemetery,West Prong Campsite,White Oaks Sinks Cemetery,Whiteoak Sink,Wilkinson Ridge,Woodchuck Branch