2.2 miles
Distance
1,289 ft
Climb
-308 ft
Descent
2,550 ft
High Point

Woodruff Ridge Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    All year
  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened
    2015
  • Land Manager
    USFS

Woodruff Ridge features a remote, technical ride following a scenic creek. By itself, Woodruff is a short but enjoyable out and back. Many riders will start a long Wilson's classic by climbing Woodruff to link up to Wilson Ridge (21 Jumps) to Schoolhouse Ridge. Ride up Edgemont Road to the top of Woodruff to finish off this outing with a descent back down Woodruff. Starting this ride as a climb allows you to scout your DH lines for the return. The upper crux features a boulder garden with several lines. Speed picks up for a rally down buff single track. Pay particular attention to the rock slab above the waterfall near the trail's end. This is Optimus Crux. Thread the needle on this one or risk a swim.

Access Info

Access to this area is via Anthony's Creek Road in the Globe Community south of Blowing Rock or from Edgemont Road in the Edgemont Community. For the recommended link up with Wilson Ridge and Schoolhouse Ridge, park at the trail head on Anthony's Creek Road just west of the junction of Globe Road and Anthony's Creek Road.

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More Stats for Woodruff Ridge mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    981 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,546 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,546 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,528 ft
  • Grade
    8.29%
  • Grade max
    -27.077%
  • Grade min
    58.801%
  • Distance climb
    1.6 miles
  • Distance down
    2,571 ft
  • Distance flat
    745 ft
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