10.4 miles
Distance
2,061 ft
Climb
-2,087 ft
Descent
4,007 ft
High Point

A classic Pisgah ride, this ride should take most riders between two and three hours to finish. With a nice warm up on a forest road climb then advancing on to singletrack at the top, riders will get a couple of nice steep pitches up and down before taking the plunge to Club Gap. At this intersection, riders will head straight past Avery Creek trail on to Bennett Gap. Bennett Gap is the go to downhill for most riders in the region and is sure to have something for everyone.

Detailed Description
Bike Transylvania: Clawhammer Buckwheat, Bennett Gap is a 10 mile popular expert route located near Brevard North Carolina. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 5 trails. This route climbs 2,061 ft with a max elevation of 4,007 ft then descends -2,087 ft.
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  • Riding area
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  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Ridelogs
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More Stats for Bike Transylvania: Clawhammer Buckwheat, Bennett Gap mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    2 hr 16 min
  • Altitude change
    -26 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,344 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,369 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,343 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -76%
  • Grade min
    28.3%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    955 ft
Avg: 5 (2 votes)
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