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Buckwheat Knob (#24)

 3.9 (8)
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Length

1.5 Miles 2.4 Kilometers


Singletrack

Elevation

465' 142 m

Ascent

-184' -56 m

Descent

8%

Avg Grade (5°)

37%

Max Grade (20°)

3,976' 1,212 m

High

3,525' 1,075 m

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

Brian Smith

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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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Jun 14, 2018
Connor Woodruff
Lots of hike a bike.
Jun 13, 2018
Lee Isenbarg
Sep 14, 2017
kyle foust
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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  3.9 from 8 votes

#5

in Avery Creek

#5649

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#5

in Avery Creek

#176

in North Carolina

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Do NOT follow the trail discription on here this trail should not be climbed to access other trails that is a waste of a steep hike a bike take avery creek road (476) all the way to club gap trail on the right which will take you to the trail intersections. This trail is a pretty sweet downhill with rocks and roots that takes you to the start of the bennet gap trail. Aug 17, 2017

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