3 miles
Distance
512 ft
Climb
-1,806 ft
Descent
00:57:34
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Farlow Gap Trail

Farlow Gap Details

  • Riding Area
    Brevard
    Brevard, North Carolina
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Global Ranking
    #1204 in Mountain Biking
  • 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!

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Farlow Gap 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
    00:57:34
  • Avg reverse time
    01:06:12
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Status:
on Oct 25, 2018
Variable
Avg: 5 (7 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Farlow Gap Trail Reports

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Oct 25, 2018 @ 7:39am
Oct 25, 2018
Starting to get a bit leafy as of 10/25 but not yet in full on surf mode.
Aug 31, 2018 @ 6:57am
Aug 31, 2018
One very impassable tree with many limbs on the trails, towards lower portion of trail.
Mar 23, 2018 @ 5:59pm
Mar 23, 2018
Mar 23, 2018 @ 5:59pm
Mar 23, 2018
Upper looks like it was a running river for a while. Somewhat washed out, big loose rocks. After the river much more rideable.
Feb 20, 2018 @ 9:25am
Feb 20, 2018
One giant tree down. Some stuff built up on it. Plenty of time to see it, so no real danger. Trail was in great shape, other than some new...
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Sep 11, 2018 @ 4:58pm
Sep 11, 2018
Farlow Gap, Hendersonville
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Sep 4, 2018 @ 3:27pm
Sep 4, 2018
Farlow Gap, Hendersonville
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Sep 4, 2018 @ 3:26pm
Sep 4, 2018
Farlow Gap, Hendersonville
104 |
May 20, 2018 @ 9:30am
May 20, 2018
Farlow Gap, Brevard

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2 Reviews & Comments

  • + 1
flag LegitBiker9000 (Aug 11, 2018 at 13:03)
 Not really that hard, a lot of fun of roots and rocks. But pretty lame, if I'd say
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  • + 1
flag LegitBiker9000 (Aug 11, 2018 at 13:04)
 Just kidding, very fun
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