26 miles
5,094 ft
-5,099 ft
3,147 ft
High Point

Warmup to the ORAMM or just come out and ride a 26 mile course that doesn’t have you riding in circles! This is backcountry racing at its finest with a shorter course and still all the amenities of a long distance endurance race. This race will run on some of the same trails as the ever popular Off Road Assault on Mt Mitchell. The race will still tackle 3,600′ of climbing over 26 miles as you hit some ORAMM highlights like Kitsuma, Star Gap, Heartbreak Ridge and Jarrett Creek. Celebrate with a huge after party on the picturesque Gateway Museum grounds.

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More Stats for Jerdon Mountain Challenge mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    1,402 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,424 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,420 ft
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  • Distance climb
    12 miles
  • Distance down
    12 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Jarrett Creek Road
Oct 29, 2017 @ 8:25am
Oct 29, 2017
Point Lookout Trail Greenway
Aug 9, 2017 @ 10:36am
Aug 9, 2017
Star Gap
Feb 25, 2017 @ 2:28am
Feb 25, 2017
Great conditions, still large tree down near about midway up. Must dismount.
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