13 miles
Distance
2,890 ft
Climb
-2,887 ft
Descent
4,855 ft
High Point

The classic Laurel Mountain Pilot loop

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Pisgah Area SORBA (www.pisgahareasorba.org)
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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Ridelogs
    96
More Stats for Laurel/Pilot mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    2 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,726 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,147 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,150 ft
  • Grade
    0.003%
  • Grade max
    -69.852%
  • Grade min
    44.311%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,860 ft
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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Packed
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

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  • 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
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