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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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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 or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • 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


      Caution on Jan 7, 2019

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #1,734
      State Ranking
      #24
      Trails (view details)
      2
      Trails Mountain Bike
      2
      Trails Hike
      2
      Trails Trail Running
      2
      Total Distance
      6 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      3 miles
      Total Descent
      2,401 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,058 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,379 ft
      Reports
      5
      Ridden Counter
      10

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