42 miles
Distance
9,339 ft
Climb
-9,365 ft
Descent
4,852 ft
High Point

Pisgah Epic covering some of the best of the Black Mountain area. This route starts at the bottom, climbs up to the Blue Ridge parkway level, and descends back down. 6-8 hours on the bike moving time.

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Pisgah Area SORBA (www.pisgahareasorba.org)
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Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Pisgah Full Send mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    2,156 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,183 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,159 ft
  • Grade
    -0.011%
  • Grade max
    -44.879%
  • Grade min
    68.771%
  • Distance climb
    21 miles
  • Distance down
    19 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Trail transparency
      Black Mountain in :60
      Black Mountain in :60
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      Apr 10, 2020
      Following Andrew Slowey down the rebuilt and renewed Black Mountain trail in Pisgah!
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      Mountain Biking: Pilot, Ranger District, Pisgah, NC
      trail: Pilot Rock
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      Jan 25, 2020

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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      Black Mountain
      Jun 27, 2020 @ 9:26am
      Jun 27, 2020
      Lower Black. Large tree down blocking trail after first wooden bridge. Watch your speed there, I almost died.
      Pilot Rock
      May 31, 2020 @ 7:24am
      May 31, 2020
      Laurel Mountain
      May 31, 2020 @ 7:24am
      May 31, 2020
      Several large trees down
      Bradley Creek Rd
      May 31, 2020 @ 7:24am
      May 31, 2020
      Yellow Gap Road
      May 21, 2020 @ 7:47am
      May 21, 2020
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