7 miles
Distance
1,667 ft
Climb
-1,667 ft
Descent
2,913 ft
High Point

These are the closest accessible mountain bike trails from either bike shop at the entrance to Pisgah. They are they after work quickies for locals, but during the middle of the day riders probably won't see many other people.

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Pisgah Area SORBA (www.pisgahareasorba.org)
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Trails in Route

Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Ridelogs
    47
More Stats for Bike Transylvania: Thrift to Black Mountain and Upper Sycamore Cove mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -0 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,144 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,158 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,157 ft
  • Grade
    -0.001%
  • Grade max
    -64.345%
  • Grade min
    37.39%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,740 ft
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
Thrift Cove to Lower Black Mtn
Thrift Cove to Lower Black Mtn
8:53 | 41 | comments: 0 | favs:
Jul 26, 2018
Black Mountain 2018
Black Mountain 2018
9:11 | 95 | comments: 0 | favs:
May 4, 2018
OTB in Pisgah
OTB in Pisgah
0:15 | 338 | comments: 0 | favs:
Feb 19, 2018
Took my eyes off the trail for a second and my front wheel slid down the trail.

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Grassy Road Trail
Aug 28, 2018 @ 2:35pm
Aug 28, 2018
Sycamore Cove Trail
Aug 28, 2018 @ 2:35pm
Aug 28, 2018
Tree down about halfway down lower Sycamore, can get under but not ride under.
Thrift Cove
Aug 8, 2018 @ 10:55am
Aug 8, 2018
Black Mountain
Apr 21, 2018 @ 7:28am
Apr 21, 2018
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