1.7 miles
433 ft
-157 ft
Avg time
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Buckhorn Gap Upper Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Global Ranking

Many creek crossings on the lower end and then it's a stiff, moderately technical, rocky climb to the gap. Some eroded places and waterbars. Merges with and follows a gravel road near the top. Not ridden N. of Buckhorn Gap down to S. Mills R. See also the Black Mountain Best Ride.

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More Stats for Buckhorn Gap Upper mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    276 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,281 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,560 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,284 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,560 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    1.1 miles
  • Distance down
    3,065 ft
  • Distance flat
    142 ft
  • Avg time
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Avg: 4 (2 votes)

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