22.7 miles
Distance
1,886 ft
Climb
-1,888 ft
Descent
3,609 ft
High Point

gravel bike route through pisgah

Detailed Description
Avery Creek / Headwaters Rd Loop is a 23 mile moderately popular intermediate route located near Brevard North Carolina. This gravel bike primary route. This route includes 2 trails. This route climbs 1,886 ft with a max elevation of 3,609 ft then descends -1,888 ft.
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Pisgah Area SORBA (www.pisgahareasorba.org)
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Gravel Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
More Stats for Avery Creek / Headwaters Rd Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -1 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,135 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,137 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,136 ft
  • Grade max
    -21.6%
  • Grade min
    28.1%
  • Distance climb
    9 miles
  • Distance down
    11 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles

Directions

  1. Walk west on Highway US 276.
  2. Continue for 2 kilometers.
  3. Keep left to stay on Highway US 276.
  4. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  5. Turn right onto Avery Creek Road.
  6. Continue for 3 kilometers.
  7. Keep left to stay on Avery Creek Road.
  8. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  9. Turn left to stay on Avery Creek Road.
  10. Continue for 7 kilometers.
  11. Turn left to stay on Avery Creek Road.
  12. Continue for 700 meters.
  13. Turn left onto Highway US 276.
  14. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  15. Keep right to take Headwater Road.
  16. Continue for 5 kilometers.
  17. Turn right to stay on Headwater Road.
  18. Continue for 300 meters.
  19. Bear right to stay on Headwater Road.
  20. Continue for 3 kilometers.
  21. Turn right to stay on Headwater Road.
  22. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  23. Bike southeast on Highway US 276.
  24. Continue for 100 meters.
  25. Bike southeast on Highway US 276.
  26. Continue for 600 meters.
  27. Bike east on Highway US 276.
  28. Continue for 800 meters.
  29. Bike southeast on Highway US 276.
  30. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  31. Bike northwest on US 276.
  32. Continue for 400 meters.
  33. Bike northeast on Highway US 276.
  34. Continue for 700 meters.
  35. Bike southeast on US 276.
  36. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  37. Bike northeast on Highway US 276.
  38. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  39. Bike east on Highway US 276.
  40. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
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