17.7 miles
Distance
4,022 ft
Climb
-554 ft
Descent
1 mile
High Point

This route takes you from campus all the way up to the parkway.

Detailed Description
Fountain to Ridge Trail is a 18 mile less popular intermediate route located near Cullowhee North Carolina. This gravel bike primary route can be used both directions and has a hard overall physical rating. This route climbs 4,022 ft with a max elevation of 5,635 ft then descends -554 ft.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Gravel Bike
  • Other Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • AKA
    Richland Balsam
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bikepacking
    Yes
  • Bike type
    AM, Gravel
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Fountain to Ridge Trail mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    3,468 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,090 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,154 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,620 ft
  • Grade
    3.7%
  • Grade max
    -20.5%
  • Grade min
    45.4%
  • Distance climb
    13 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,750 ft
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