Mountain Biking Georgia Guide Book

by Alex Nutt (Falcon Guides)
Mountain Biking Georgia  by Alex Nutt

256pp/photos/maps
ISBN: 1560446471

From Pigeon Mountain to Mistletoe State Park, Mountain Biking Georgia is the quintessential guide to 50 of the best rides in the Peach State. The author takes mountain bikers on trails leading to endless vistas of the Blue Ridge and through the lush Chicopee Woods near Gainesville. Complete with elevation graphs, easy-to-read maps, and detailed descriptions of every ride, this guide is a must for those who want to take advantage of the eclectic assortment of trails the state has to offer. Mountain bikers of all abilities will enjoy the classic array of rides varying in length and difficulty and appealing to a variety of moods, skills, and fitness levels.

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Trails from the "Mountain Biking Georgia" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 50.
... Preview: Here is yet another of the many combinations of trails you can use to create rides on Pigeon Mountain. This loop uses parts of three trails, with three different colored blazes along the route to furt ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Georgia"
LaFayette, GA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 9.6
... Preview: Here’s a little shorter version of the Pigeon Mountain ride. Although not as long as the other rides described here, there’s no shortage of singletrack to make your ride a great one. There are a few t ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Georgia"
LaFayette, GA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 6
... Preview: If you like singletrack and technical sections, you’re going to like this trail. With more than 11 miles of singletrack and lots of technical sections along the way, there’s enough to keep most riders ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Georgia"
LaFayette, GA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 13.8
... Preview: Bear Creek Trail is one of my favorites! In any season, the surroundings are beautiful. The lower, first section of trail runs along Bear Creek, crossing back and forth several times. The creek is noi ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Georgia"
Ellijay, GA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 14.7
... Preview: Bull Mountain Trail consists of alternating single- and doubletrack, with long steady climbs and shorter, steeper downhills. The original trail used Lance Creek Road, a gated Forest Service road, to c ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Georgia"
Dahlonega, GA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 14.5
... Preview: So you’ve done the Twin Oaks Trail and you’re ready for a little more challenge. Try this one. The grades are a little steeper, and there are a few more obstacles. The footbridges at most of the water ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Georgia"
Augusta, GA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 4.3
... Preview: From the parking lot on top of the mountain, pedal along a paved park road about 1 mile to the trailhead, near an overlook that’s worth a pause. It’s real downhill from here, as the next mile drops ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Georgia"
Chatsworth, GA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 7
... Preview: The East-West Loop is the longest of the loop trails at Fort Mountain State Park. The trail uses part of the Gold Mine Loop on top of the mountain, before plunging you down a very steep, open powerlin ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Georgia"
Chatsworth, GA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 13
... Preview: You’ll really enjoy this ride on a hot day, when the surrounding peaks shield you from the hot summer sun. Conversely, you can get pretty cold on this ride in the winter. If you always end up with wet ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Georgia"
Blue Ridge, GA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 5.9
... Preview: The Gainesville College Trail offers a lot of narrow singletrack that twists and turns through the woods around some old farm ruins and hardwood forests. Though narrow, the trail is great for beginner ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Georgia"
Oakwood, GA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 3.3
... Preview: If you want to enjoy the trails at Fort Mountain State Park but don’t want to experience the tougher climbs and descents, here’s your option—great views and less pain! The Gold Mine Loop shares some o ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Georgia"
Chatsworth, GA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 6.4
... Preview: Green Mountain Trail used to be combined with Stanley Gap Trail to make up the Rich Mountain Trail, legendary for its toughness and roughness. The USDA Forest Service recognizes them as two separate t ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Georgia"
Blue Ridge, GA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 7.7
... Preview: Okay, hammerheads, you want to train? You want pain? Tired of these wussy 12-milers? Then here’s your ride! Hickory Nut Trail and Loop is the creation of the members of the Helen-SORBA chapter, who ob ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Georgia"
Helen, GA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 18
... Preview: The connecting trail from the Iron Mountain Trail to the Conasauga River Trail creates a challenging warm-weather loop opportunity. The connector trail includes sidehill singletrack and an exhilaratin ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Georgia"
Cisco, GA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 11.8
... Preview: This configuration of the Iron Mountain Trail is an easier winter loop of forest roads and singletrack. The loop includes a moderate climb on a gravel forest road, which deposits you at the trailhead ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Georgia"
Cisco, GA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 8.5
... Preview: The first thing that will get your attention on this ride is the scenery along the Chattahoochee River as the road follows it for some distance. It’s one of North Georgia’s more scenic stretches of fo ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Georgia"
Helen, GA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 12
... Preview: Jones Creek Ridge Trail was completed in 1998 through the cooperation of SORBA and the Chattahoochee Trail Horse Association, in order to connect the Bull Mountain trails with Turner Creek and No-Tell ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Georgia"
Dahlonega, GA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 3.3
... Preview: Just a few miles from Mistletoe State Park, the Keg Creek Loop winds around part of the shore of Clarks Hill Lake, through sighing pine forests, older hardwood stands, and across several feeder creeks ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Georgia"
Augusta, GA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 7.9
... Preview: The Ladyslipper Trail and Loop is a good mix of gravel forest road, doubletrack, and singletrack trail on old roadbeds. This loop configuration is a result of the experience of the locals in how to be ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Georgia"
Cornelia, GA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 7.6
... Preview: Just as Flat Creek isn’t flat, Long Branch Loop isn’t long. The trail has the distinction of being in the middle of several more difficult trails in the immediate vicinity. Because the terrain dictate ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Georgia"
Blue Ridge, GA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 2.3

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