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Stone Mountain Trail

Extremely Difficult

Trail

1.0 mile 1.6 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Extremely Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 618' 188 m
Descent: -4' -1 m
High: 3,607' 1,099 m
Low: 2,991' 912 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 12% (7°)
Max Grade: 24% (14°)

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Trail shared by Vinnie Connors

A burly climb leads to the highest point in DuPont State Forest and some amazing views.

Vinnie Connors

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DuPont State Recreational Forest is a very popular multi-use, bi-directional trail system, so be on the lookout for hikers, horses, and other cyclists. It is normally open in any weather although it can close during extended periods of freeze/thaw in the winter.

Need to Know

The last part of the trail at the top of Stone Mountain is a mandatory hike-a-bike. The grade reaches 25-30% for the last 0.1 mile.

Description

Stone Mountain Trail starts off of Rocky Ridge Trail then intersects with Switchback before starting the 600+ foot grueling climb to the top. The average grade of the climb is about 15% and it is upward of 30% at the hike-a-bike section at the top. The top offers 360-degree views of the forest in the winter and 180-degree views the rest of the year.

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#309

in North Carolina

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