Jane Bald

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Jane Bald (5807') is about 0.8 mile from Carvers Gap on the North Carolina / Tennessee state line. You have to hike up Round Bald (5826'), a 300-foot ascent, first though - in 0.4 mile. Hike another 0.4 mile and you've reached Jane Bald. This is a beautiful segment of the Appalachian Trail. No trees to block the views. Total roundtrip hike from Carvers Gap is 1.6 miles.

Elevation (feet): 5,807
Elevation (meters): 1,770
Continent: North America
Country: United States
Range/Region: Blue Ridge Mountains
State: North Carolina/Tennessee
Latitude: 36.1064
Longitude: -82.0933
Difficulty: Walk up
Best months for climbing: May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
Nearest major airport: Asheville
Convenient Center: Boone

Thanks to Dale Kolsan for adding this peak.

Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

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  • Log #10556 - by Dale Kolsan on July 29, 1999
    Jane Bald lies along an extremely scenic portion of the Appalachian Trail. Sure, I worked up a sweat because the hike is moderate to moderately strenuous, but almost anyone can do this one. The views...