12 miles
Distance
3,008 ft
Climb
-2,874 ft
Descent
4,005 ft
High Point

Easy gravel road climb up Avery, steep climb up Club, then enjoy Buckwheat and Bennett all the way back down!

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Pisgah Area SORBA (www.pisgahareasorba.org)
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  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
More Stats for Avery Creek -> Club Gap -> Buckwheat Knob -> Bennett Gap mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    134 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,181 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,183 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,317 ft
  • Grade
    0.217%
  • Grade max
    -64.455%
  • Grade min
    44.115%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,052 ft
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  • Snow Groomed
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  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
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      Trail transparency
      22 | 3 comments
      362 | 2 comments
      Surviving Bennett Gap • Pisgah Trip - Part 5...
      Surviving Bennett Gap • Pisgah Trip - Part 5 • The Duke of MTB
      13:22 | 3 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Apr 22, 2019
      Bennett Corner
      Bennett Corner
      0:15 | 9 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Apr 16, 2019
      Rolling/Dropping the middle line. smash the chainring but rode er out
      Pisgah Day 2:  Bennet Gap, Buckwheat Knob,...
      Pisgah Day 2: Bennet Gap, Buckwheat Knob, Avery Creek trails
      13:29 | 91 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Jun 3, 2018

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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      Bennett Gap
      Apr 15, 2019 @ 7:26am
      Apr 15, 2019
      Avery Creek Road
      Apr 15, 2019 @ 7:26am
      Apr 15, 2019
      Buckwheat Knob
      Mar 27, 2019 @ 8:37am
      Mar 27, 2019
      Club Gap
      Feb 25, 2018 @ 6:34am
      Feb 25, 2018
      Downed tree has been cut. All clear
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