14.5 miles
Distance
2,108 ft
Climb
-2,134 ft
Descent
3,324 ft
High Point

A long climb to benefit the best downhill Bent Creek has to offer.

Detailed Description
Bent creek Black Trails is a 15 mile popular expert route located near Bent Creek North Carolina. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 11 trails. This route climbs 2,108 ft with a max elevation of 3,324 ft then descends -2,134 ft.
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Pisgah Area SORBA (www.pisgahareasorba.org)
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More Stats for Bent creek Black Trails mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    1 hr 52 min
  • Altitude change
    -26 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,134 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,174 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,149 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -39.1%
  • Grade min
    20.5%
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,461 ft
Avg: 5 (3 votes)
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