1.1 miles
Distance
-563 ft
Descent
00:06:02
Avg time
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Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Pisgah Ranger District
    Brevard, North Carolina
  • Ref Number
    #127
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (5 votes)
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T2 Mountain Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Season
    All
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Bridge, Drop, Jump, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #548 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #7681 in Trail Running
    • #7744 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in Trail Running
    • 85 in Hiking
  • Land Owner

Black Mountain Trail is split into 4 sections (Upper/Upper, Upper, Middle and Lower)

The lower section of Black Mountain Trail #127 is probably the most popular section of Black Mountain. From the intersection with Thrift Cove and Middle Black riders will enter into a fast flowing single track loaded with natural features that can be used for jumping and smaller drops.

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More Stats for Black Mountain Trail (Lower) multi-use trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -563 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,243 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,807 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,807 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,244 ft
  • Grade
    -9.6%
  • Grade max
    -38.7%
  • Grade min
    -2.5%
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Avg time
    00:06:02
  • Avg reverse time
    00:16:58
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Status:
on Mar 19, 2024
Ideal
Avg: 4.7 (62 votes)
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      Black Mountain... Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 153 rides
      • 21 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 1,689 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      All
      • 14,113 rides
      • Last: Apr 12, 2024

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