The Beech Gap Trail has a maximum elevation of 4,970 ft (1,515 m), a minimum elevation of 3,310 ft (1,009 m), and an elevation gain of 8,727 ft (2,660 m) in the [ A to B ] direction.
The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the Beech Gap Trail while hiking in the [ A to B ] and [ B to A ] direction at a typical speed and is based on gross weight (which includes anything carried), the topography, trail length and trail conditions.
|[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]|
|Steps 1||Length 2||Min Ele 3||Max Ele 4|
|6,953||3.0 mi||3,310 ft||4,970 ft|
|[ A to B ]|
|Time 5||Floors 6||Gain 7||Loss 8|
|2.1 hrs||2.0||8,727 ft||4,263 ft|
|[ B to A ]|
|1.6 hrs||0.3||4,263 ft||8,727 ft|
The length of the Beech Gap Trail is 3.0 mi (4.8 km) or 6,953 steps.
A person in good physical health can hike the Beech Gap Trail in 2.1 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 1.6 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.
Download free Beech Gap Trail topo maps and the adjoining quads to plan your hike. These are full-sheet, 7.5 Minute (1:24,000 scale) Great Smoky Mountains National Park topographic maps. Do you want full-sheet outdoor recreation JPEG Topo Maps?
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