2.1 miles
Distance
110 ft
Climb
-1,391 ft
Descent
00:14:09
Avg time

Staire Creek Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Year Round
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager

Staire Creek Trail is one of a handful of trails located in the "Big Ivy" district of the Pisgah National Forest, this district is managed by the Appalachian Ranger station located in Mars Hill, NC.

The Trail is open year round, though the gravel climb to the trailhead is closed to vehicle traffic from approx Jan. 1 through April 1. Weather dependent.

More Stats for Staire Creek mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,282 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,650 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,938 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,931 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,650 ft
  • Grade max
    -52.63%
  • Grade min
    30.016%
  • Distance climb
    1,590 ft
  • Distance down
    1.7 miles
  • Distance flat
    225 ft
  • Avg time
    00:14:09
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on Nov 30, 2015
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Staire Creek Trail Reports

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Nov 30, 2015 @ 8:54am
Nov 30, 2015
Massive FS project involving large heavy equipment has torn down all jumps on the upper trail Bearpen and the same bulldozer has been used on...
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Nov 30, 2015 @ 9:01am
Nov 30, 2015
| 2 comments Staire Creek, Asheville

Routes with this trail

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Freehub Magazine: Big Ivy Shuttle
2.0 miles

1 Review & Comments

  • + 1
flag bizutch (Nov 30, 2015 at 8:53)
 Was advised a bulldozer with a 9' blade has made it's way down the trail as a poorly executed FS project. From what I can gather, this trail is a NO GO. Anyone who can confirm/deny, post pics/details.
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