Hardtimes Connector

Buncombe County, North Carolina

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Hardtimes Connector is a hiking and biking trail in Buncombe County, North Carolina. It is 0.8 miles long and begins at 2,147 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.6 miles with a total elevation gain of 258 feet. The trail ends near the Camp Deer Lake (elevation 2,142 feet) reservoir.
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Hardtimes Connector is a hiking and biking trail in Buncombe County, North Carolina. It is 0.8 miles long and begins at 2,147 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.6 miles with a total elevation gain of 258 feet. The trail ends near the Camp Deer Lake (elevation 2,142 feet) reservoir. This trail connects with the following: Hardtimes Road and Deer Lake Lodge Trail.
Activity Type: Hiking, Mountain Biking, Road Biking, Trail Running, Walking
Nearby City: Buncombe County
Distance: 0.8
Elevation Gain: 258 feet
Trailhead Elevation: 2,147 feet
Top Elevation: 2,244 feet
Driving Directions: Directions to Hardtimes Connector
Elevation Min/Max: 2118/2244 ft
Elevation Start/End: 2147/2147 ft

Hardtimes Connector Professional Review and Guide

"For most cyclists, the name of this ride does not denote its nature. This popular route is none too hard as it climbs the same spine as the Blue Ridge Parkway. You’ll pass a spring (look for the pipe sticking out of the bank) and get a great view of the Asheville skyline.

It finishes up alongside meandering Bent Creek. The ride surface is 6 miles of forest road. The hightlights include forest roads, spotty views, a spring, and it parallels the Blue Ridge Parkway."

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8/1/2009
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Great six mile loop when you combine it with the Arboretum.



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