5.1 miles
Distance
971 ft
Climb
-963 ft
Descent
1 mile
High Point

Hiking loop with alpine feel. Crosses balds for great panoramic views.

Detailed Description
Black Balsam Knob & Tennent Mtn Hike is a 5 mile less popular easy route located near Canton North Carolina. This hike only route and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 2 trails. This route climbs 971 ft with a max elevation of 6,206 ft then descends -963 ft.
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manglermixer (Apr 25, 2021 at 21:40)
This section is bike legal
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Hike
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    14
More Stats for Black Balsam Knob & Tennent Mtn Hike mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    5,718 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,885 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,892 ft
  • Grade max
    -80.8%
  • Grade min
    43.3%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,153 ft
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