Mountain Biking North Carolina Guide Book

by Timm Muth (Falcon Guides)
Mountain Biking North Carolina  by Timm Muth

262pp/photos/maps
ISBN: 1560448091

This guide features 70 of the best rides in North Carolina, from the Blue Ridge Mountains to the Atlantic coast. You will find all the information needed to experience these great rides including access, maps, side trips, safety, plus elevation profiles.

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Trails from the "Mountain Biking North Carolina" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 70.
... Preview: A fine, flat cruising trail, slaloming through the trees, hitting the hops, and running the streams. It’s a warm-up for either of the other trails in Bur-Mill, and an excellent intro ride for beginner ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking North Carolina"
Greensboro, NC - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 6.8
... Preview: This is an excellent trail. It’s a blast to ride with enough roots, rocks, jumps, and drops to satisfy the thrasher quotient in just about anyone. Devil’s Drop gives you a choice of three insane desce ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking North Carolina"
Charlotte, NC - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 4.7
... Preview: Betty Heinous, while not quite in the same league as her big brother Mo’, is a fast, hair-raising run that will have you alternately grabbing all the brakes you can and letting them go to hope for the ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking North Carolina"
Asheville, NC - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 12.8
... Preview: This is the best trail we’ve seen east of Raleigh so far. It’s safe for newbies, and still fun for advanced riders. It’s fast and fun, with plenty of room to stretch your legs and spin, and plenty of ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking North Carolina"
Greenville, NC - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 8.6
... Preview: In some parts the trail is a smooth dirt highway; in other parts it’s frame-buckling, rocky madness and wheel-wide cliff ledges. There are climbs that an alpaca would struggle with and descents that w ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking North Carolina"
Brevard, NC - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 12.9
... Preview: Simply put, this is one of the top three descents in the entire forest. It should be on the “A” list for any rider who requires enormous doses of heartbreak, challenge, and adrenaline. Make no bones ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking North Carolina"
Brevard, NC - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 9.9
... Preview: Excellent little technical gem, particularly for an area that’s mostly swamp, pine groves, and sand dunes in some combination. The logs and pyramids just keep coming, and the big creek crossing will g ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking North Carolina"
Wilmington, NC - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 3.1
... Preview: Some of this trail is just simply insane. We rode up a waterfall; we rode down several small cliff faces. Sometimes you’ll be afraid to continue, and sometimes you’ll be too terrified to stop. The des ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking North Carolina"
Brevard, NC - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 11.3
... Preview: A number of trails lace the land around the lake. The directions given here lay out two loops: The first is a beginner’s loop with a minimum of technical challenges, though it does contain some huge, ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking North Carolina"
Waxhaw, NC - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 11.9
... Preview: This may well be the most purely fun trail available in all of Pisgah National Forest. The climb is relatively mild, the waterfall is spectacular, and the descent will have you waking up the next morn ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking North Carolina"
Brevard, NC - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 5.2
... Preview: This is a top-notch ride, only 15 minutes from Charlotte. Catawba is the kind of trail that’s doable for a determined beginner yet still challenging for an advanced rider. For the uninitiated, the cli ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking North Carolina"
Charlotte, NC - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 8.5
... Preview: This is a good beginner and intermediate cruising trail. You can get a warm-up on the paved greenway that circles the lake, or you can send your less-than-adventurous honey out to the greenway, while ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking North Carolina"
Greensboro, NC - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: The cove of Daniel Ridge Creek may just be the most peaceful, beautiful place you have ever seen. Words cannot do justice to the wonder of this place, where the air, the stream, the rocks, and the tre ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking North Carolina"
Brevard, NC - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 4.8
... Preview: The operators of Devil’s Ridge have spent a lot of time building and polishing this trail, and it really shows. The berms and bridges are solid, the signage is excellent, and the trail always seems f ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking North Carolina"
Sanford, NC - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 3.6
... Preview: NOTE: RIDING ON THE BILTMORE ESTATE IS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. This scenic ride takes in all the grandeur of the Biltmore Estate. It starts with an amazing view of the back of this modern castle, then dr ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking North Carolina"
Asheville, NC - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 7.2
... Preview: Another fine intermediate ride from Bent Creek’s tamer south side. Explorer is a perfect choice for introducing someone to the exquisite pleasure of zooming downhill (someone you like and want to enjo ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking North Carolina"
Asheville, NC - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 8.7
... Preview: Fletcher Creek is a good ride for intermediates to hone their skills on. The long spin out the Never-Ending Road warms you up plenty, then gets you ready for the drop back along the singletrack. Altho ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking North Carolina"
Asheville, NC - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 9.4
... Preview: This collection of trails is a solid intermediate ride, and beginners probably won’t be happy if you haul them along. The switchbacks are killers—steep and rocky. The descents are fast, loose and rock ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking North Carolina"
Dillsboro, NC - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 6.3
... Preview: The easiest ride in Fontana’s trail system, but still no greenway ride, has a little taste of everything: rocks, streams, cruising, speed, and danger (think of it as trail spice). Beginners can use ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking North Carolina"
Dillsboro, NC - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 3.6
... Preview: This loop mixes together a wide selection of Fontana’s trails: Smooth, buffed contour runs lead you into extremely technical stream crossings and rock gardens. The climbs are steep and challenging, an ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking North Carolina"
Dillsboro, NC - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 12.1