10 miles
Distance
2,826 ft
Climb
-2,826 ft
Descent
4,005 ft
High Point

Starting at the end of Buckwheat Knob and beginning of Bennett Gap, ride up Avery Creek Road, taking a right on Club Gap, then descend Buckwheat Knob and Bennett Gap, ending and climbing back up Avery Creek Road to start point.

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  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Ridelogs
    2
More Stats for Avery Buckwheat Bennett Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    2,317 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,500 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,500 ft
  • Grade max
    -64.455%
  • Grade min
    45.88%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    755 ft
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      Pisgah Day 2:  Bennet Gap, Buckwheat Knob,...
      Pisgah Day 2: Bennet Gap, Buckwheat Knob, Avery Creek trails
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      Jun 3, 2018
      youtuber Bennet Gap, Buckwheat Knob, Avery Creek trails
      Bennet Gap, Buckwheat Knob, Avery Creek trails
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      May 22, 2018
      Bennett Gap 2018
      Bennett Gap 2018
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      May 4, 2018

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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      Bennett Gap
      Feb 16, 2019 @ 11:31am
      Feb 16, 2019
      Downed tree on the first small DH section. Comes up quick so be careful!
      Buckwheat Knob
      Feb 16, 2019 @ 11:31am
      Feb 16, 2019
      Avery Creek Road
      Feb 2, 2019 @ 8:10am
      Feb 2, 2019
      Club Gap
      Feb 25, 2018 @ 6:34am
      Feb 25, 2018
      Downed tree has been cut. All clear
      more reports »
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