Two Tower Traverse
This is a multi-day backcountry adventure to the highest backcountry campsite in the park.
We begin the adventure by setting up basecamp at Walnut Bottoms at Big Creek the first night. The following day we head up to Mt. Cammerer (4,928′), where we take in the amazing views from the lookout built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1937 using just the nearby materials available to them. We will return to basecamp for another night then pack up and head out to the highest backcountry site in the National Park, Mt. Sterling (5,842′), and check out the fire tower at the top. The next morning we will hike out. This trip is a maximum of 9 miles per day.
For more details, please check out our trip itinerary here:
Two Towers Traverse Itinerary
Total distance on trail = 27.3 miles
Total Elevation gain (loss) = 5,773ft (-5,773) ft.
Max elevation = 5,851 ft.
Min elevation = 1,753 ft.
Time: 4 days / 3 nights
Rated: Moderate to Strenuous
Limit: 6 in a group (+up to 2 guides)
Price per person: $690 with a 2-person minimum
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Bradley Fork Creek
Appalachian Trail (AT)
Detailed daily route plan:
Advisory or cautions:
As with any high elevation hiking the weather can change quickly and mental\physical preparedness is necessary for your enjoyment.
So are you ready to join on us on an adventure?!!!
Here is a list of stuff you should bring with you and what is provided by your guide!
YOU BRING, and are responsible for …
(Keep in mind that this will be a heavy pack, and over loading can make for a less than comfy trip for you. The same goes for bringing too little! So read this carefully and please feel free to ask your guide for advice!)
Please inform your guide of any and all health issues and potentially critical personal info such as allergies to any meds and or bees or heart conditions etc.
Oh and about the food! I know your thinking about the food!
All meals are prepared by your guide!
Our dinners will be a yummy mix of filling and tasty dehydrated meals with added fresh veggies and we try to have a different meal each night! We pick high quality meals and fruits and veggies for us and our guests so we are all fully energized and feel great for our adventures!
For breakfasts we like to have a breakfast bar and or yummy hot oatmeal!
Lunches are usually peanut butter and jelly or tuna packets and crackers!
We also provide a few good snack bars for each day.
And of course there has to be a desert!
Please inform your guide upon reservation of any dietary restrictions or needs.