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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Details

  • Riding area
  • 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
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • 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 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
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  • 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
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
      Trail transparency
      Black Mountain Pisgah
      Black Mountain Pisgah
      2:04 | 50 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Feb 28, 2019
      Messing around in pisgah
      Thrift Cove to Lower Black Mtn
      Thrift Cove to Lower Black Mtn
      8:53 | 122 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Jul 26, 2018

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      statustraildateconditiondescription
      Laurel Creek Trail
      Mar 17, 2019 @ 5:56pm
      Mar 17, 2019
      Many, many, many trees down on the lower half of Laurel Creek all the way to the creek crossing.
      Laurel Mountain
      Mar 3, 2019 @ 6:05pm
      Mar 3, 2019
      Buckhorn Gap Upper
      Feb 18, 2019 @ 3:54pm
      Feb 18, 2019
      Clawhammer Rd
      Feb 16, 2019 @ 11:31am
      Feb 16, 2019
      Black Mountain
      Feb 8, 2019 @ 4:29pm
      Feb 8, 2019
      Middle is in good condition, no major downed trees or other hazards. Mostly dry except for a few spots that tend to hold water. Lower is hit or mess, but very slippery in some sections and probably best avoided with the freeze/thaw going on. Take Thrift instead.
      more reports »
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