Buckwheat Knob (#24)

 4 votes

1.5 Miles 2.4 Kilometers


Singletrack

465' 142 m

Ascent

-184' -56 m

Descent

3,976' 1,212 m

High

3,525' 1,075 m

Low

8%

Avg Grade (5°)

37%

Max Grade (20°)

Unknown

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A short, steep trail providing access to many other trails in this area.

Brian Smith

Overview

Description

The Buckwheat Knob Trail is short, but provides one access to several other trails, including Avery Creek (#327), Black Mountain (#127), and Club Gap (#343). The trail climbs steeply from Bennett Gap to the top of Buckwheat Knob. This is a pleasant area with lush grass growing underneath large hardwood trees. In the winter, there are nice views of the Avery Creek Valley and Soapstone Ridge.

After passing Buckwheat Knob, the trail descends gradually to Club Gap and the intersection with the other trails. The trail is marked by yellow blazes.

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May 20, 2017
Joey Booher
This was tough. Lots of hike a bike. Not much riding getting done. But, did get you to top of Black Mtn run. 1.5mi
Jun 12, 2016
Aaron Bland
Apr 4, 2015
Julian Lyons
1.5mi

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#144

in North Carolina

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