Carvins Cove Trough-Gauntlet Loop 7 miles, moderate terrain.
There will be 1180 feet of climbing including the climb up to Brushy Mountain and all the additional ups and down.
From the Orange Market we will carpool to the parking lot on Timberview Rd., a 2.6 mile drive. There is a $2 user fee per person for parking. From there we will take the Trough trail up to Brushy Mountain Rd. where we will follow the ridge road to the Gauntlet trail. The Gauntlet will take us down to the Horsepen trail and back to the cars.