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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      This is an old property recently acquired by the Grandfather Ranger District of the Pisgah National Forest. Trails are primitive and shared with horses and hunters. The trails are slated for work by the National Forest Service.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Access Info:
      Spencer Branch Rd. forest service gate
      Region Details
      • 2

      Region Status
      Open as of Mar 9, 2020
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      2
      Trails Mountain Bike
      2
      Trails Hike
      2
      Trails Trail Running
      2
      Total Distance
      6 miles
      Total Descent
      2,401 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,058 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,379 ft
      Reports
      19
      Photos
      6
      Ridden Counter
      25

      Popular Boone Fork Area Mountain Biking Trails

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      Gem Mine
      Yellow Trail -> Double H Trail

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

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      Yesterday
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      Past Week
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      Photos of Boone Fork Area Mountain Bike

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      trail: Gem Mine
      11 |
      Jul 14, 2019 @ 8:47pm
      Jul 14, 2019
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      trail: Gem Mine
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      Jul 14, 2019 @ 8:47pm
      Jul 14, 2019
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      trail: Gem Mine
      11 |
      Jul 14, 2019 @ 8:47pm
      Jul 14, 2019
      report
      18 |
      Apr 18, 2019 @ 4:35pm
      Apr 18, 2019

      Videos of Boone Fork Area Mountain Bike

      Yellow Trail and Double H Trail Route
      15:06 | 175 | Dec 31, 2018 , Lenoir
      Opening descent of Gem Mine
      trail: Gem Mine
      413 | Apr 29, 2017 , Lenoir

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Gem Mine
      Mar 9, 2020 @ 6:48pm
      Mar 9, 2020
      Dryjssaylor NWNC.MTBA
      Yellow Trail -> Double H Trail
      Mar 9, 2020 @ 6:48pm
      Mar 9, 2020
      Dryjssaylor NWNC.MTBA

      Activity Feed

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      user #2178054gamcdowellwishlisttrailGem Mine and 1 more
      May 24, 2020 @ 12:25pm
      1 days
      user #2071696KkoestersriddentrailGem Mine
      May 4, 2020 @ 8:05pm
      May 4, 2020
      user #1964593Omarf1nwishlisttrailYellow Trail -> Double H Trail
      Apr 29, 2020 @ 10:03am
      Apr 29, 2020
      user #898830mabchewywishlisttrailGem Mine
      Apr 28, 2020 @ 5:56am
      Apr 28, 2020
      user #1712272DRBMTB143wishlisttrailGem Mine
      Apr 1, 2020 @ 8:02am
      Apr 1, 2020

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1276647jwelch33trailGem MineGreat trail to add to your weekly 'go to"...
      May 3, 2017 @ 10:13am
      May 3, 2017

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      • By thehappyhucker NWNC.MTBA & contributors
      • Admins: NWNC.MTBA, NWNC.MTBA
      • #18574 - 1,221 views

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