443 ft
Distance
-15 ft
Descent
00:00:30
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Thompson Loop Access Trail

  • USFS
    Land Manager

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Horse
  • Riding Area
    Tsali Recreation Area
    Bryson City, North Carolina
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #108071 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #65103 in Trail Running
    • #12395 in Hiking
    • #188 in Horseback
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in Trail Running
    • 100 in Hiking
    • 100 in Horseback
  • Land Manager
    Nantahala NF, Cheoah Ranger District

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Thompson Loop Access is a 443 ft popular blue singletrack trail located near Bryson City North Carolina. This mountain bike primary trail can be used both directions. On average it takes minutes to complete this trail.

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More Stats for Thompson Loop Access mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -15 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,769 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,784 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,784 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,768 ft
  • Grade
    -3.5%
  • Grade max
    -9.2%
  • Grade min
    -1.9%
  • Distance down
    443 ft
  • Avg time
    00:00:30
  • Avg reverse time
    00:02:24
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on Apr 23, 2022
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  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
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  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Past Week
      • 9 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 216 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,101 rides
      • Last: Aug 3, 2022

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