3 miles
Distance
512 ft
Climb
-1,806 ft
Descent
00:53:08
Avg time
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Farlow Gap Details

  • Riding area
    Brevard
    Brevard, North Carolina
  • Difficulty rating
    Double Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Global Ranking
    #600
  • Land Manager
    USFS

Primarily a downhill trail accessed by a very steep gravel climb. Very remote, high risk factor. Large rock gardens and high speeds. Legend!

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More Stats for Farlow Gap mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,293 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,256 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,549 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,549 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,256 ft
  • Grade
    -7.79%
  • Grade max
    -51.224%
  • Grade min
    37.117%
  • Distance climb
    4,174 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    282 ft
  • Avg time
    00:53:08
  • Avg reverse time
    00:56:42
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on Oct 7, 2017
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Avg: 5 (8 votes)

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Farlow Gap Trail Reports

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Oct 7, 2017 @ 2:30pm
Oct 7, 2017
Trees still down, nice and slick. Amazing
Sep 15, 2017 @ 10:37am
Sep 15, 2017
1 major tree down at beginning of decent. After crossing first creek, 3 trees still down. Upper Farlow is a creek. Running water flowing down rocks.
Aug 16, 2017 @ 2:38pm
Aug 16, 2017
Several down trees. Roots and some rocks slick, but overall very tacky. Great riding.
Jul 15, 2017 @ 4:56pm
Jul 15, 2017
Super wet. Rock garden at the top is a waterfall.
Dec 16, 2016 @ 3:42pm
Dec 16, 2016
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May 1, 2017 @ 8:19am
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Mar 20, 2017 @ 9:00am
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Farlow Gap, Brevard
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Apr 18, 2016 @ 6:05am
Apr 18, 2016
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Feb 13, 2016 @ 10:38am
Feb 13, 2016
Farlow Gap, Richmond

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