3 miles
Distance
250 ft
Climb
-1,431 ft
Descent
00:34:35
Avg time
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Bennett Gap Details

  • Riding area
    Brevard
    Brevard, North Carolina
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Global Ranking
    #700

Now open year round to bikes thanks to trail advocacy. Excellent ridgetop views of Looking Glass Rock, Cedar Rock, and the Davidson River valley. Technical sections near the intersection with Perry Cove Tr. with nearly sheer drop-offs on the downhill side. Fast if riding downhill.

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More Stats for Bennett Gap mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,181 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,318 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,568 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,499 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,318 ft
  • Grade max
    -45.302%
  • Grade min
    21.813%
  • Distance climb
    3,479 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    230 ft
  • Avg time
    00:34:35
  • Avg reverse time
    00:09:30
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Status:
on Oct 8, 2017
Wet
Avg: 4.8 (10 votes)

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Bennett Gap Trail Reports

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Oct 8, 2017 @ 4:05pm
Oct 8, 2017
Aug 1, 2017 @ 11:20am
Aug 1, 2017
The top of Bennett is overgrown. Especially the field.
Jul 31, 2017 @ 3:21pm
Jul 31, 2017
Jul 30, 2017 @ 5:14am
Jul 30, 2017
Portion of upper section is overgrown but most of everything is good.
Jun 16, 2017 @ 5:45pm
Jun 16, 2017
Tree down after coontree.
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Jul 18, 2017 @ 5:42pm
Jul 18, 2017
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Jul 18, 2017 @ 5:41pm
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Bennett Gap, Atlanta
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Jul 17, 2017 @ 7:02pm
Jul 17, 2017
Bennett Gap, Atlanta
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Jul 17, 2017 @ 7:02pm
Jul 17, 2017
Bennett Gap, Atlanta

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