13 miles
Distance
3,943 ft
Climb
-3,943 ft
Descent
3,545 ft
High Point

Lower Black/Sycamore loop. Fun loop close to The Hub.

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Pisgah Area SORBA (www.pisgahareasorba.org)
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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Ridelogs
    16
More Stats for Black Mtn/ Sycamore Cove mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    1 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,137 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,156 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,157 ft
  • Grade
    0.001%
  • Grade max
    -79.544%
  • Grade min
    66.68%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
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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 | 15 | comments: 0 | favs:
Jul 26, 2018
Black Mountain 2018
Black Mountain 2018
9:11 | 77 | comments: 0 | favs:
May 4, 2018
OTB in Pisgah
OTB in Pisgah
0:15 | 332 | 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
Thrift Cove
Aug 8, 2018 @ 10:55am
Aug 8, 2018
Grassy Road Trail
Aug 8, 2018 @ 10:55am
Aug 8, 2018
Trees down at the bottom, just after the parking lot, difficult to pass
Sycamore Cove Trail
Aug 8, 2018 @ 10:55am
Aug 8, 2018
Multiple groups of trees down, a large batch on upper Sycamore shortly before the final switchback. On lower, low hanging tree near the end on the narrow/rooty section before the bridge, it's in an awkward location and is easy to smash into.
Clawhammer Rd
Apr 30, 2018 @ 9:29am
Apr 30, 2018
Black Mountain
Apr 21, 2018 @ 7:28am
Apr 21, 2018
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