20 miles
Distance
4,440 ft
Climb
-4,439 ft
Descent
4,065 ft
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Trails in Route

Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
More Stats for Pisgah Gnar 2 mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    2,157 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,157 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,157 ft
  • Grade max
    -64.455%
  • Grade min
    51.993%
  • Distance climb
    11 miles
  • Distance down
    8 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,268 ft
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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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  • < 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
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  • Directions Directions
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  • 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
      Thrift Cove to Lower Black Mtn
      Thrift Cove to Lower Black Mtn
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      Jul 26, 2018
      Pisgah Day 2:  Bennet Gap, Buckwheat Knob,...
      Pisgah Day 2: Bennet Gap, Buckwheat Knob, Avery Creek trails
      13:29 | 73 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Jun 3, 2018
      youtuber Bennet Gap, Buckwheat Knob, Avery Creek trails
      Bennet Gap, Buckwheat Knob, Avery Creek trails
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      May 22, 2018

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      traildateconditiondescription
      Bennett Gap
      Feb 16, 2019 @ 11:31am
      1 days
      Downed tree on the first small DH section. Comes up quick so be careful!
      Buckwheat Knob
      Feb 16, 2019 @ 11:31am
      1 days
      Clawhammer Rd
      Feb 16, 2019 @ 11:31am
      1 days
      FS 5099
      Feb 14, 2019 @ 9:00am
      Feb 14, 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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