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Woods Mountain

Very Difficult

Trail

36.1 mile 58.1 kilometer loop
55% Singletrack
Very Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 5,358' 1,633 m
Descent: -5,360' -1,634 m
High: 3,591' 1,094 m
Low: 1,331' 406 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 6% (3°)
Max Grade: 32% (18°)

Dogs

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Trail shared by Catlin Bishop

This is an annual MTB race that puts you in the backcountry of the Pisgah National Forest.

Catlin Bishop

Electric Mountain Bikes Not Allowed

Features Drops/Jumps

Overview

Woods Mountain is an annual MTB race that puts you in the backcountry of the Pisgah National Forest. Rolling over rugged mining roads, classic Pisgah singletrack, cursing climbs and giggling descents, this course will test your skills and desire as you explore the intoxicating terrain of the Pisgah National Forest.

Need to Know

You must park at Woodlawn Work Center, not Coats American.

Description

Starting at America Tread Village rd. take a left onto American Tread rd. • Left on Hwy 221/226
• Right on Huskins Bracy rd.
• Right on F.S. 469
• Left on F.S. 469 A
• Left on trail 204- Harris Creek Horse trail
• Straight on F.S. 1073
• Right on F.S. 104
• Straight on trail 218- Woods Mountain trail
• Right on trail 204- Harris Creek Horse trail
• Right on F.S. 469
• Right on F.S. 469 A
• Left on trail 204- Harris Creek Horse trail
• Straight on F.S. 1073
• Left on trail 440/218 Woods Mountain/ MST trails • Right on Green Mountain Rd.
• Cross Hwy 221/226
• Straight on F.S. 150 C
• Straight on Good Rd.
• Left on American Tread rd.
• Left onto America Tread Village rd.

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Photos

Summer at Woods Mountain
Jul 20, 2013 near Spruce…, NC
A huge beaver dam, holding back a ton of water.
Jul 7, 2017 near Marion, NC
Almost to the top of this steep section.  (Look at the trees which show the grade)
May 18, 2015 near Spruce…, NC
Lush forest on Bad Fork Trail
Jul 21, 2013 near Marion, NC
Great view from the ridge line.
May 18, 2015 near Spruce…, NC
Dogs enjoying the challenge of crossing the log, at the Thomas creek crossing
Dec 8, 2014 near Marion, NC

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