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Steep doubletrack climbing to the Rattlesnake mountain summit.


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Map Key

1.1

Miles

1.8

KM

Doubletrack

3,608' 1,100 m

High

2,902' 884 m

Low

706' 215 m

Up

0' 0 m

Down

12%

Avg Grade (7°)

21%

Max Grade (12°)

Dogs Unknown

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Public access prohibited as of 05/28/2019.

Description

A short, steep climb to the top of Rattlesnake mountain. Connects to Old Mitchell Toll Road and Montreat area. Must ride some steep pavement to get to trailhead behind the tennis courts of the Ridgecrest Retreat.

Shared By:

Marcus Barton with improvements by Glint Gossamer

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  3.8 from 4 votes

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Rattlesnake Mountain summit
Apr 9, 2014 near Black M…, NC
Start of the hella climbing.
Aug 17, 2014 near Black M…, NC
No snake petting.
Apr 10, 2014 near Black M…, NC
Fire pit area near top of Rattlesnake
Jun 9, 2019 near Black M…, NC

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Dec 31, 2019
Cole Gregorie
Really great downhill. Most sections wide and fast with plenty of jumps.
Jun 1, 2019
Connor Woodruff
Mar 17, 2019
Joel Mathewson
Rode up to get to toll road. Brutal, a lot of walking. Looks fast and fun if you're going down. 1.1mi
Oct 30, 2018
Mitch Tucker
2-3 trees down on trail. lotza hike-a-bike 1.1mi
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