6 miles
Distance
986 ft
Climb
-2,409 ft
Descent
01:23:59
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Yancy Ridge Trail

Yancy Ridge Trail Details

  • Riding area
    Wilson Creek
    Mortimer, North Carolina
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Mixed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Global Ranking

Along Yancy Ridge near the end be prepared for massive eroded gulleys. Most have ride-arounds but with some skill you can ride through them. Beware of tire grabbers hidden in the leaves.

This trail is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

More Stats for Yancy Ridge Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,423 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,587 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,088 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,009 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,587 ft
  • Grade max
    -41.115%
  • Grade min
    41.109%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,033 ft
  • Avg time
    01:23:59
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Status:
on Apr 19, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4.4 (8 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
Directions to yancy-ridge-trail trailhead (36.064220, -81.809080)
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Yancy Ridge Trail Trail Reports

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Apr 19, 2018 @ 9:54am
Apr 19, 2018
Several trees down. One completely blocking trail.
Oct 29, 2017 @ 7:43am
Oct 29, 2017
Jul 17, 2017 @ 9:49pm
Jul 17, 2017
Still few trees you have dismount for , toward the end lots of over growth , high fivers and face slapers .
Apr 30, 2017 @ 7:24pm
Apr 30, 2017
Several trees down across the trail in places. Some low hanging tree fall that can be ridden under as well.
Oct 24, 2016 @ 2:28pm
Oct 24, 2016
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Jun 24, 2018 @ 4:35pm
Jun 24, 2018
Yancy Ridge Trail, Mills River
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Apr 11, 2018 @ 11:41am
Apr 11, 2018
Yancy Ridge Trail, Boone

1 Review & Comments

  • + 1
flag josesanchez89 TMBA (Apr 26, 2018 at 8:17)
 This trail is super gnarly but on par for the riding you will get in Banner Elk. Climbs are super steep and the descends tech.
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