3 miles
Distance
570 ft
Climb
-1,210 ft
Descent
00:53:00
Avg time
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Paint Creek Details

  • Riding Area
    Mars Hill
    Mars Hill, North Carolina
  • AKA
    Lone Pine Gap
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Global Ranking
    #24495 in Mountain Biking

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More Stats for Paint Creek bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -639 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,568 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,301 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,208 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,568 ft
  • Grade
    -3.533%
  • Grade max
    -59.688%
  • Grade min
    59.658%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    589 ft
  • Avg time
    00:53:00
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Status:
on Aug 28, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4 (1 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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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
Directions to paint-creek trailhead (35.967230, -82.892290)
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Paint Creek Trail Reports

datedescription
Aug 28, 2018 @ 8:24pm
Aug 28, 2018
Tree down that was difficult to get the bike over. Too many rhododendrons to go around.
Jun 23, 2018 @ 7:00am
Jun 23, 2018
Feb 4, 2018 @ 7:21am
Feb 4, 2018
Large tree down across trail, blocking trail This is on the very east end on the official trail not the short cut out
Feb 3, 2018 @ 10:28am
Feb 3, 2018
Big tree with many branches down across trail at northern part of trail
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Photos

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Apr 2, 2018 @ 10:34am
Apr 2, 2018
Paint Creek, Chapel Hill
27 |
Feb 4, 2018 @ 7:39am
Feb 4, 2018
Paint Creek, Brevard
32 |
Feb 4, 2018 @ 7:38am
Feb 4, 2018
Paint Creek, Brevard
26 |
Feb 4, 2018 @ 7:38am
Feb 4, 2018
Paint Creek, Brevard

1 Review & Comments

  • + 0
flag manglermixer (Feb 4, 2018 at 7:24)
 FYI, the trail does not make that sharp southerly turn on east side. It continues east with more challenging rocky bits. The southerly turn is not blazed and can be easily missed. The legit trail should replace this one. However, that off map trail bit is a lot easier.
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