2.3 miles
Distance
948 ft
Climb
-673 ft
Descent
00:37:17
Avg time
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Star Gap Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Curtis Creek
    Black Mountain, North Carolina
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #29675 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #47126 in Trail Running
    • #20634 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 95 in Hiking

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Star Gap is a highly rated 2 mile popular black diamond singletrack trail located near Black Mountain North Carolina. This multi-use trail can be used both directions. On average it takes 37 minutes to complete this trail.

More Stats for Star Gap multi-use trail trail
  • Altitude change
    274 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,909 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,739 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,909 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,183 ft
  • Grade
    2.229%
  • Grade max
    -33.508%
  • Grade min
    65.432%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    5,191 ft
  • Distance flat
    500 ft
  • Avg time
    00:37:17
  • Avg reverse time
    00:42:34
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Status:
on Jul 8, 2022
Ideal
Avg: 4.25 (8 votes)
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
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      Star Gap Trail Reports

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      Jul 8, 2022 @ 6:04am
      Jul 8, 2022
      Tree still down on the west side, has been partially cleared however
      Aug 23, 2021 @ 9:04am
      Aug 23, 2021
      Two trees down Star Gap West side. One between the RR tracks and the creek crossing. The other just after the first hard right hand turn down...
      Jul 21, 2021 @ 2:18pm
      Jul 21, 2021
      Tree down on south side just after you drop in from heartbreak. Looks like it’s been there a bit. Trail could use some corridor clearing...
      May 23, 2020 @ 10:22am
      May 23, 2020
      two big trunks across trail and pretty overgrown in places but still good to go
      Jul 27, 2019 @ 4:59am
      Jul 27, 2019
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 4 rides
      • 19 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 181 rides
      • 32 miles avg distance
      All
      • 819 rides
      • Last: Aug 7, 2022

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      Apr 17, 2019 @ 4:36am
      Apr 17, 2019
      248 |
      Jan 22, 2019 @ 4:15pm
      Jan 22, 2019
      180 |
      Dec 2, 2018 @ 5:40am
      Dec 2, 2018

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      youtuber Heartbreak Ridge Breaks Me?
      15:37 | 391 | Nov 7, 2018 , Black Mountain
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