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  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Ready for a backcountry adventure? Wilson Creek features historic singletrack full of technical challenge, jumps and high speed double track, creeks, boulders, gravel road grinds, are all set in the remote backwoods of Pisgah National Forest's Grandfather District. Be prepared to be self sufficient here. You are unlikely to encounter any people. Bring plenty of water, food, tubes, spare parts, a map, and a positive attitude as this ride has a history of hurting people's feelings with lost of grunt climbing. Unlike other regions in Pisgah, this route has only a few signs and wrong turns are plentiful.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
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      Caution on Sep 20, 2018

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #1,643
      State Ranking
      #26
      Trails
      18
      Total Distance
      66 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      30 miles
      Total Descent
      13,389 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      3,088 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,988 ft
      Reports
      30
      Photos
      17
      Ridden Counter
      368

      Photos of Wilson Creek Mountain Bike

      28 |
      Jun 24, 2018 @ 4:35pm
      Jun 24, 2018
      Yancy Ridge Trail, Mills River
      11 |
      Jun 10, 2018 @ 3:19pm
      Jun 10, 2018
      Schoolhouse Ridge Road - FSR 4068
      38 |
      Apr 11, 2018 @ 11:41am
      Apr 11, 2018
      Yancy Ridge Trail, Boone
      16 |
      Feb 25, 2018 @ 9:03am
      Feb 25, 2018
      Schoolhouse Ridge, Boone
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      Videos of Wilson Creek Mountain Bike

      youtuber GHETTO TUBELESS vs GNARLIEST TRAIL IN PISGAH...
      12:12 | 51 | Jun 14, 2018 , Mortimer
      youtuber WHEN SKILLS WITH PHIL SAYS A TRAIL IS...
      12:47 | 72 | Jun 12, 2018 , Mortimer
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      Wilson Creek Mountain Bike Routes

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      21 jumps to Schoolhouse Shuttle
      5 miles
      Wilson Ridge Top to Bottom
      12 miles

      Recent Comments

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      user #526317josesanchez89trailYancy Ridge TrailThis trail is super gnarly but on par for the...
      Apr 26, 2018 @ 8:17am
      Apr 26, 2018
      user #552058o0-nr-0otrailSchoolhouse RidgeTrail is very eroded and gullied out. Hard to...
      Oct 3, 2017 @ 10:13am
      Oct 3, 2017
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      Recent Activity

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      user #1517917Sellersanwishlistroute21 jumps to Schoolhouse Shuttle
      Sep 20, 2018 @ 6:00pm
      Sep 20, 2018
      user #1163712NicholasvazaddreportYancy Ridge Trail
      Sep 20, 2018 @ 11:24am
      Sep 20, 2018
      user #178122ccrider1riddentrailLower Wilson Ridge and 5 more
      Sep 18, 2018 @ 5:29pm
      Sep 18, 2018
      user #984874Drew44xaddridelogSep 15, 2018 ride log
      Sep 15, 2018 @ 7:32pm
      Sep 15, 2018
      user #740826chaddyboy71addridelogSep 9, 2018 ride log
      Sep 15, 2018 @ 7:10am
      Sep 15, 2018
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