6.5 miles
Distance
2,528 ft
Climb
-685 ft
Descent
01:51:22
Avg time

Laurel Mountain Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Season
    Year Round
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #9406

Singletrack trail that follows a steady, grinding grade until hitting Sassafras Gap. At this point, it is mostly hike a bike until shortly before it intersects Pilot Rock

Access Info

3 usual parking spots: Mills River Recreation Area ($3 fee)- climb a long, step gravel road to the crest of the ridge. Trail is 100 yards past crest on right. 2nd aceess point - Park at the crest on the gravel road directly across from the trail. 3rd option - Pullovers at the base of Pilot Cove or Pilot Rock trail

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Laurel Mountain mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    1,844 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,149 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,992 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,149 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,992 ft
  • Grade
    5.36%
  • Grade max
    -47.094%
  • Grade min
    53.744%
  • Distance climb
    4.4 miles
  • Distance down
    1.7 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,973 ft
  • Avg time
    01:51:22
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