1 miles
Distance
154 ft
Climb
-726 ft
Descent
00:09:42
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Spencer Branch Upper Trail

Details

  • Riding area
    Mills River
    Mills River, North Carolina
  • AKA
    Crappiest trail in Pisgah
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Machine Groomed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Season
    Year Round
  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened
    2015

Man made re-route of what was Spencer Branch trail. New route is awkward with multiple man made rock barriers. Use caution.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Spencer Branch Upper mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -573 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,757 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,330 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,330 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,757 ft
  • Grade
    -9.109%
  • Grade max
    -40.996%
  • Grade min
    19.304%
  • Distance climb
    1,554 ft
  • Distance down
    4,441 ft
  • Distance flat
    290 ft
  • Avg time
    00:09:42
  • Avg reverse time
    00:22:10
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Status:
on Oct 19, 2018
Variable
Avg: 3.55 (11 votes)

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Trail Style
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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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Spencer Branch Upper Trail Reports

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Sep 4, 2018 @ 3:19pm
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Mar 24, 2017 @ 6:16am
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Spencer Branch Upper

3 Reviews & Comments

  • + 0
flag manglermixer (Sep 24, 2017 at 6:37)
 Don't agree with this trail description, it's a fun trail that's not a creek gutter anymore.
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flag jfdeshaies Sherbrooke (May 9, 2018 at 6:58)
 Super fun, rolling, bermy and flowy trail with still a lot of option for air maneuver!
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flag hellisinhello (Aug 18, 2018 at 14:08)
 Trail description is far from true! Fun, flowy trail that is worth linking up with Fletcher.
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1st ride new Spencer Branch trail
428 | Nov 3, 2015 , Mills River
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