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Thompson Loop

Easy/Intermediate

Trail

6.2 mile 10.0 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 518' 158 m
Descent: -575' -175 m
High: 2,087' 636 m
Low: 1,729' 527 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 15% (8°)

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Trail shared by Paul Stahlschmidt

Great singletrack with exceptional downhill finish

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Description

Thompson's recommended direction is counter-clockwise. If completing this with Mouse Branch Loop, stay straight on Thompson when finishing Mouse. To ride Thompson by itself, head out the doubletrack from the parking lot to Murphy Gap, and left at this intersection. Mileage would be about a mile longer than listed if doing Thompson by itself.

Thompson has some ups and downs early in the ride, but generally has little elevation gain until you are a little over 2 miles in when youll begin a climb that gains about 350 ft. in 3 miles. After that, youll have about a mile of descending to finish.

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May 26, 2019
Rebecca Manring
May 19, 2019
Shawn OBrien
Nice easy ride
Jul 25, 2018
Tim Holt
Jul 1, 2018
Connor Woodruff
Jun 16, 2018
Charly Aurelia
Beautiful day !
Sep 28, 2017
Brian Puckett
really great trail, the couple at Bryson City bike are great. 6.2mi
Apr 15, 2017
Elizabeth Glenn
6.2mi
Nov 10, 2016
Orit Miller

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