16 miles
Distance
2,395 ft
Climb
-5,249 ft
Descent
5,271 ft
High Point

Pilot rock, to Upper black back to the HUB. A Pisgah sampler that will be an epic amount of downhill and technical skills.

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Details

  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
More Stats for The Pisgah sampler mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -2,854 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,131 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,984 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,131 ft
  • Grade
    -3.43%
  • Grade max
    -57.918%
  • Grade min
    75.889%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    10 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,000 ft
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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
Black Mountain Trail-Mid Upper to Lower
Black Mountain Trail-Mid Upper to Lower
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May 21, 2017
Been a while but hit the middle upper section of Black Mountain all the way to the bottom. Highly recommended if you love the tech!!! Sorry for...

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Black Mountain
Jan 3, 2018 @ 8:02pm
Jan 3, 2018
Yellow Gap Rd
Jul 31, 2017 @ 1:10pm
Jul 31, 2017
Headed out to park at Pilot Rock trailhead. Gate was closed at Yellow Gap trail on Yellow Gap road. As far as I know this isn't a seasonal closure. I assume it was still closed from the manhunt going on in Pisgah. He's been captured everyone, no worries.
South Mills River
Jun 6, 2017 @ 11:12am
Jun 6, 2017
Let's be honest. This is Pisgah; there are going to be trees down and this is the most raw mtbing you will ever see. learn your bunny hops and log jumps. Rip it!!!
Buck Spring Trail
Apr 13, 2017 @ 2:10pm
Apr 13, 2017
Buckhorn Gap Upper
Mar 6, 2017 @ 6:19pm
Mar 6, 2017
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