933 – Inside Passage Falls

Accessibility – Hard+ (creekwalk)

Height – 40+’ (two drops)

Distance – 1.3 miles (out and back)

Beauty – 6

Photo rating – 7

Solitude – 8

GPS Info: LAT 35.28572 LONG -83.67673

Last Updated – 01-21-2023

Last Visited – 09-18-2022

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Inside Passage Falls is a 40 foot high waterfall on Ledbetter Creek. The lower 25 foot section drops through a trianglur cave that you have to climb up to get to Ledbetter Canyon Falls. The upper section is a gentle slide over slippery rock that you need to get above. There is no way past Inside Passagew except climbing up the waterfall. This isn’t an issue in low water. I can say with near certainty that there is NO way to bushwhack around this one on river left. Right right doesn’t look any more promising. The hike to Ledbetter Canyon Falls details how to get to this lower one. Into the dark triangle we go! You netter be prepared if you plan to take this one on because a lot can go wrong.