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Recommended Routes in Old Fort/Ridgecrest - 10

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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 Flow riding with Singletrailer.
Difficult

Kitsuma / Heartbreak

37.8 mi 60.8 km 5,762' Up 1756.27 m Up 5,751' Down 1753 m Down

Black M…, NC
Favorite Flow riding with Singletrailer.
Very Difficult

Off-Road Assault on Mt. Mitchell

62.0 mi 99.7 km 8,895' Up 2711.18 m Up 8,903' Down 2713.57 m Down

Black M…, NC
Favorite On the way back to the trailhead.
Intermediate/Difficult

Hella Climbing aka Gotta Love Rocks

24.7 mi 39.7 km 3,930' Up 1198.01 m Up 3,928' Down 1197.32 m Down

Black M…, NC
Favorite Flow riding with Singletrailer.
Difficult

Off-Road Assault On Mt. Mitchell

62.0 mi 99.8 km 8,772' Up 2673.63 m Up 8,779' Down 2675.82 m Down

Black M…, NC
Favorite Flow riding with Singletrailer.
Intermediate

Jerdon Mountain Challenge

26.6 mi 42.9 km 3,482' Up 1061.44 m Up 3,484' Down 1061.83 m Down

Black M…, NC
Favorite Flow riding with Singletrailer.
Difficult

Jerdon Mountain Challenge

26.8 mi 43.1 km 3,370' Up 1027.08 m Up 3,371' Down 1027.51 m Down

Black M…, NC
Favorite Flow riding with Singletrailer.
Difficult

Big Fuggin' Heartbreak

47.3 mi 76.1 km 7,170' Up 2185.54 m Up 7,179' Down 2188.04 m Down

Black M…, NC
Favorite Rattlesnake Mountain summit
Difficult

The Montreat Special

8.2 mi 13.2 km 1,742' Up 531.09 m Up 1,734' Down 528.55 m Down

Black M…, NC
Favorite Flow riding with Singletrailer.
Difficult

Jerdon Mountain Challege Course

27.2 mi 43.8 km 3,610' Up 1100.19 m Up 3,614' Down 1101.65 m Down

Black M…, NC

Old Fort/Ridgecrest Biking

  • 379 Miles 610 Kilometers of Trail
  • 10 Recommended Routes
  • 3 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 11 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 8 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Old Fort/Ridgecrest - 12

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4.6 mi 7.4 km #1Kitsuma Trail
Difficult
Black Mountain, NC
Difficult
Black Mountain, NC 46 
3.9 mi 6.3 km #2Heartbreak Ridge
Difficult
Black Mountain, NC
Difficult
Black Mountain, NC 26 
2.9 mi 4.7 km #3Star Gap
Difficult
Black Mountain, NC
Difficult
Black Mountain, NC 10 
3.9 mi 6.3 km #4Old US 70
Easy/Intermediate
Black Mountain, NC
Easy/Intermediate
Black Mountain, NC
1.1 mi 1.8 km #5Rattlesnake
Difficult
Black Mountain, NC
Difficult
Black Mountain, NC
1.8 mi 3.0 km #6Rainbow Road
Intermediate
Black Mountain, NC
Intermediate
Black Mountain, NC
7.9 mi 12.7 km #7Jarrett Creek Road - FSR 4030
Easy
Black Mountain, NC
Easy
Black Mountain, NC
9.1 mi 14.6 km #8Old Mitchell Toll Road
Difficult
Black Mountain, NC
Difficult
Black Mountain, NC
0.6 mi 1.0 km #9Old Mitchell Toll Road
Intermediate
Black Mountain, NC
Intermediate
Black Mountain, NC
7.2 mi 11.6 km #10Curtis Creek Road #482
Intermediate
Black Mountain, NC
Intermediate
Black Mountain, NC
0.7 mi 1.1 km #11Appalachian Way
Difficult
Black Mountain, NC
Difficult
Black Mountain, NC
3.1 mi 4.9 km #12Mill Creek Road (SR/FS1407)
Easy/Intermediate
Black Mountain, NC
Easy/Intermediate
Black Mountain, NC

Photos of Old Fort/Ridgecrest - 42

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Flow riding with Singletrailer.
Oct 28, 2015 near Black M…, NC
Riding Star Pass and Heartbreak Ridge.
Nov 7, 2018 near Black M…, NC
Jerdon Mountain Challenge | Fat Bikes
Oct 2, 2020 near Black M…, NC
On the way back to the trailhead.
Aug 7, 2016 near Black M…, NC
Rock drop on Upper Heartbreak. Easier than it may appear at first glace.
Jul 4, 2017 near Black M…, NC
Kitsuma - Pisgah National Forest - Montreat, NC - 10/1/2017
Oct 7, 2017 near Black M…, NC
Beginning the descent just after second peak.
Mar 18, 2021 near Black M…, NC
Sunset view of mountains, trees and church near lower trailhead and parking spot
Dec 27, 2019 near Black M…, NC