Snowball Mountain Loop via Snowball Trail

based on 3 tracks & routes #230 hike out of 416 in
6.5 mi
3 hrs 18 min
955 ft
Elev Gain


This is a moderate loop trail in Blue Ridge Parkway.

This trail goes by Snowball Mountain.

This is an alternate route for Snowball Mountain via Snowball Trail.

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toadshade 3 years ago
Beetree Gap to Snowball Mountain Trail 7.26 Miles
Demanding hike that was great for wildflowers. Also great for being cold, windy and blustery, at least the morning half. I tore my new hiking pants sliding down Hawksbill Rock, not recommended. I think REI sells something called Tencious Tape that will fix it. I thought it was going to be more of a ridgeline hike since I hiked part of it last week. Going in a different way added Big Snowball Mountain which was a hump going uphill and downhill there and back. May shorten the hike for the wildflower hotspots. I just love that area.
dwhike 8 months, 2 weeks ago