Asheville TrailsbyTrailful Outdoor Co

Asheville Hiking Trails: Most Difficult


Hike or run through some stunning landscapes in western North Carolina, and get a great workout, too! These difficult trails explore some challenging terrain, but reward the effort with remote wilderness and exceptional views.

Yellow Mountain Trail in NC Cashiers and Highlands, NC

Hike the Yellow Mountain Trail to a view-packed summit, following a twelve-mile roundtrip journey on one of the most difficult trails in Western NC. This tough adventure rolls over mountaintops, explores lush valleys filled with gnarly-branched mountain laurel, and visits a historic fire lookout tower, scoring a great workout along the way.

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