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Black Mountain to Sycamore Cove

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16.0 Miles 25.8 Kilometers


70%

Singletrack

3,094' 943 m

Ascent

-3,094' -943 m

Descent

4,227' 1,288 m

High

2,150' 655 m

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45%

Max Grade (24°)

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An exhaustive day combining long fire road climbs to very technical singletrack.

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Overview

If you're looking for a taste of Pisgah without biting off a full day of extremely technical singletrack, this ride features Black Mountain in its entirety with a tough climb up Clawhammer Road.

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Prepare for approximately 2 miles of hike-a-bike when starting Black Mountain. I always bring along some moleskin to ward off blisters on my heel.

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Starting at the Pisgah Ranger Station, turn right onto Highway 276 (busy highway most of the times). Turn right on

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Oct 17, 2016
Max Hammer
Sep 5, 2016
Marcos Robles
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Sep 3, 2016
Ben Calvert
Jul 19, 2016
Cliff Kinder
Jun 8, 2016
Hauser Hauser
Mar 24, 2016
Eric Gadlage
Rode this route and then to Oskar blues 15.5mi — 1h 35m
Jun 13, 2015
Pepe Cummings

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