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Club Gap

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Length

0.8 Miles 1.2 Kilometers


Singletrack

Elevation

427' 130 m

Ascent

-43' -13 m

Descent

12%

Avg Grade (7°)

28%

Max Grade (16°)

3,788' 1,155 m

High

3,404' 1,037 m

Low

Conditions


Minor Issues 18 days ago
Snowy - All snow covered but no thawing yet History

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Short trail to some of the best goods in Pisgah.

Paul Stahlschmidt

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Description

This trail connects FSR 477 to the gap of its namesake where Black Mountain, Avery Creek, and Buckwheat Knob also converge.

The trail is short in length, but a stout climb from 477. Just up from the road there are several large diversion swales (fun the other way). After crossing the first ridge, the trail gets more technical as it follows a north-facing slope with and a drainage that does more than just seep when the water table is high.

The trail bed is quite rocky here for the last part of the climb. Once you top it out you'll be at the gap in a grassy area where you can snap a picture of the signposts, high-five your buddies, and reflect on how cool Pisgah is.

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Feb 1, 2018
Forrest Cory
Snowy but still no thaw so good to go if you don’t mind snowy DH or climbing
Nov 11, 2017
Nate Hellwarth
Jun 12, 2016
Aaron Bland
Jul 14, 2014
Nick Hatley
Short mainly hike up to club gap 0.8mi — 0h 20m
Mar 8, 2014
jessica burger
took my bike for a nice hike up the mountian 0.8mi — 0h 50m
Jan 21, 2013
Paul Stahlschmidt

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  4.0 from 1 vote

#7

in Avery Creek

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#7

in Avery Creek

#213

in North Carolina

#7,227

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