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Sycamore Cove #143

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3.2 Miles 5.1 Kilometers


Singletrack

621' 189 m

Ascent

-604' -184 m

Descent

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

24%

Max Grade (13°)

2,747' 837 m

High

2,146' 654 m

Low

Shared By Connor Woodruff

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A tough, root-strewn trail that follows two mountain creeks.

Connor Woodruff

Dogs Unknown

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Description

Sycamore Cove starts and finishes directly on Hwy 276 (there are pull-offs that can accommodate a few cars across the road from both the start and finish).

The trail begins easily with a shallow stream crossing, but quickly becomes steep and technical with a lot of roots that will do their best to impede you. Soon after, there's a deeper stream crossing with a makeshift bridge that requires you to carry your bike. Continuing on, the trail becomes very steep with more than a couple hike-a-bike sections.

After it intersects with the Black Mountain Connector #127A, it meets up with the Grassy Road Trail #396 and continues climbing for a ways. Finally, the descent begins and the roots are out in full force! After the switchback, with the creek running by it, the trail becomes steeper and rockier. There are a handful of stream crossings and a bridge before reaching the end.

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Mar 25, 2019
Chad Dean
Mar 24, 2019
Chad Dean
Fun
Jan 15, 2019
Mary Helen Brown
Did this with black mtn Koop
Nov 18, 2018
Stacey Vaughan
3mi
Jun 16, 2018
MP Spierer
Jun 1, 2018
Richard Peters
May 18, 2018
Daniel Riley
Apr 17, 2018
Cameron Mullins

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  4.1 from 15 votes

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in Avery Creek

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in Avery Creek

#108

in North Carolina

#3,731

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