Northern Boundary

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  2.5 from 2 votes
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Rank: #237 in the West and Mountains area
#231 in NC, #9,895 Overall
Views: 195. Last 30 days: 15
Trail in the area near Biltmore Forest,
“A rocky, overgrown fire road that connects to Ledford, Five Points, and Green's Lick.”
Vinnie Connors on Jul 14, 2013
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4.87.8 milesKilometers 1,306’398 m Ascent 3,560’1,085 m High 6% Avg Grade (3°)
Singletrack Type -112’-34 m Descent 2,356’718 m Low 14% Max Grade (8°)
Near the bottom, Northern Boundary is a wide gravel road with large water turn-outs which make great jumps when you're heading downhill. Higher up, as it approaches Ingles Field Gap, the road narrows into doubletrack and even singletrack. Beyond Ingles Field Gap, the trail is singletrack on the old roadbed, but it is extremely overgrown with thorns, vines, and poison ivy.

As Northern Boundary ascends over 1000 feet, it connects with Ingles Field Gap and Little Hickory Top at Five Points and concludes 0.5 mile after Green's Lick at Yellow Gap.
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4.5 (13)
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4.5 (11)
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PHOTOS of Northern Boundary
  2.3 from 3 votes
Start of Northern Boundary at Five Points (Biltmore Forest, NC)
  2.3 from 3 votes
View north from Five Points (Biltmore Forest, NC)