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599 mi 964 km of trail 48 Recommended Routes

Easy Trails 43 Trails Intermediate Trails 107 Trails Hard Trails 65 Trails
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Recommended Routes in Pisgah National Forest - 48

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Favorite Flow riding with Singletrailer.
Difficult

Kitsuma/Point Lookout Loop

9.9 mi 15.9 km 1,642' Up 500.59 m Up 1,672' Down 509.64 m Down

Black M…, NC
Favorite Enjoy great views from Little Hickory Top.
Difficult

Green's Lick / Ingles Field Gap Loop

13.6 mi 21.9 km 1,647' Up 501.96 m Up 1,672' Down 509.48 m Down

Bent Creek, NC
Favorite The last section of lower black with Christopher Langley!
Difficult

Black Mountain Loop

12.2 mi 19.7 km 2,244' Up 684.06 m Up 2,231' Down 680.16 m Down

Brevard, NC
Favorite Enjoy great views from Little Hickory Top.
Intermediate

Ingles Field Gap Loop

9.7 mi 15.7 km 1,038' Up 316.33 m Up 1,027' Down 312.92 m Down

Bent Creek, NC
Favorite Overlook near the most difficult section of the trail.
Difficult

Bennett Gap Loop

6.6 mi 10.6 km 1,299' Up 395.93 m Up 1,303' Down 397.12 m Down

Brevard, NC
Favorite Looking up at the "Wheel Breaker" DH
Intermediate

Pisgah Area SORBA Beginner's Loop

6.2 mi 9.9 km 654' Up 199.26 m Up 650' Down 198.25 m Down

Bent Creek, NC
Favorite The Trace Ridge descent is littered with small loose rocks.
Difficult

Spencer Gap -Trace Ridge Loop

7.2 mi 11.5 km 1,043' Up 317.95 m Up 1,038' Down 316.4 m Down

Avery C…, NC
Favorite Haulin' down the rootiest root section of Daniel Ridge
Difficult

Daniel Ridge Loop

4.3 mi 7.0 km 782' Up 238.31 m Up 779' Down 237.59 m Down

Brevard, NC

Trails in Pisgah National Forest - 166

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7.3 mi 11.7 km #1Black Mountain Trail (#127)
Difficult
Brevard, NC
Difficult
Brevard, NC 48 
4.6 mi 7.4 km #2Kitsuma Trail
Difficult
Black Mountain, NC
Difficult
Black Mountain, NC 36 
2.9 mi 4.7 km #3Bennett Gap
Difficult
Brevard, NC
Difficult
Brevard, NC 31 
2.2 mi 3.6 km #4Pilot Rock
Difficult
Mills River, NC
Difficult
Mills River, NC 28 
1.9 mi 3.1 km #5Green's Lick
Difficult
Bent Creek, NC
Difficult
Bent Creek, NC 30 
3.9 mi 6.3 km #6Heartbreak Ridge
Difficult
Black Mountain, NC
Difficult
Black Mountain, NC 23 
3.1 mi 5.1 km #7Farlow Gap Trail #106
Very Difficult
Brevard, NC
Very Difficult
Brevard, NC 21 
3.2 mi 5.1 km #8Avery Creek Trail #327
Difficult
Brevard, NC
Difficult
Brevard, NC 24 
3.1 mi 5.0 km #9Spencer Branch Trail #140
Difficult
Avery Creek, NC
Difficult
Avery Creek, NC 16 
6.2 mi 9.9 km #10Laurel Mountain
Difficult
Mills River, NC
Difficult
Mills River, NC 25 
3.2 mi 5.1 km #11Sycamore Cove #143
Intermediate/Difficult
Brevard, NC
Intermediate/Difficult
Brevard, NC 20 
7.6 mi 12.3 km #12Squirrel Gap Trail (#147)
Difficult
Etowah, NC
Difficult
Etowah, NC 13 
1.7 mi 2.7 km #13Ingles Field Gap
Intermediate/Difficult
Bent Creek, NC
Intermediate/Difficult
Bent Creek, NC 17 
18.0 mi 28.9 km #14Maple Sally Road - FSR 187
Easy/Intermediate
Gamewell, NC
Easy/Intermediate
Gamewell, NC
1.5 mi 2.5 km #15Staire Branch
Difficult
Black Mountain, NC
Difficult
Black Mountain, NC
1.4 mi 2.2 km #16Pinnacle Trail
Difficult
Brevard, NC
Difficult
Brevard, NC
1.1 mi 1.8 km #17Perkins Trail
Difficult
Black Mountain, NC
Difficult
Black Mountain, NC
1.3 mi 2.1 km #18Yellow Trail
Difficult
Gamewell, NC
Difficult
Gamewell, NC
1.2 mi 1.9 km #19Wolf Branch
Intermediate
Bent Creek, NC
Intermediate
Bent Creek, NC 14 
2.4 mi 3.9 km #20Upper Wilson Ridge ("21 Jumps")
Intermediate/Difficult
Foscoe, NC
Intermediate/Difficult
Foscoe, NC 10 

Photos of Pisgah National Forest - 191

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Jeff Lenosky Trail Boss: Farlow Gap
Nov 23, 2016 near Brevard, NC
Come along with me for a ride down the super fun Bennett Gap Trail.
Oct 4, 2017 near Brevard, NC
Flow riding with Singletrailer.
Oct 28, 2015 near Black M…, NC
Tim Koerber Ripper, photographer and follow cam filmer for this Trail Boss episode, showing me how it's done!
Nov 28, 2016 near Brevard, NC
The last section of lower black with Christopher Langley!
Feb 11, 2018 near Brevard, NC
Ingles Field Gap - Bent Creek Experimental Forest - Asheville, NC
Aug 23, 2017 near Bent Creek, NC
Riding Star Pass and Heartbreak Ridge.
Nov 7, 2018 near Black M…, NC
Haulin' down the rootiest root section of Daniel Ridge
Mar 15, 2019 near Brevard, NC