9 miles
Distance
1,453 ft
Climb
-1,167 ft
Descent
3,003 ft
High Point

This is one of our favorite routes on the Hickory Mountain Loop and is featured in Freehub Magazine's Pisgah Photo Book: Issue 6.3. You can mix up any of the different trails to create a perfect route for your desired time frame.

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More Stats for Freehub Magazine: Hickory Mountain Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    2,307 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,331 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,616 ft
  • Grade
    0.599%
  • Grade max
    -24.048%
  • Grade min
    25.183%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,421 ft
Avg: 5 (3 votes)
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
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  • Uphill Only
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  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
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