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Gems in Montreat - 1

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gem Favorite Overlooking the valley below at Rocky Knob!

Rocky Knob Overlook

(4) Black M…, NC

Recommended Routes in Montreat - 4

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Favorite Almost at the top, looking over the mountains (fall 2020).
Difficult

7 Sisters 25k

14.4 mi 23.1 km 3,452' Up 1052.3 m Up 3,451' Down 1051.77 m Down

Black M…, NC
Favorite Almost at the top, looking over the mountains (fall 2020).
Intermediate

L2L2L - Lookout to Lookout to Lookout

10.4 mi 16.7 km 1,649' Up 502.59 m Up 1,648' Down 502.25 m Down

Black M…, NC
Favorite Across the Sanctuary Pond on a sunny winter day.
Intermediate/Difficult

Graybeard/Harry Bryan/Julia Woodward Loop

1.3 mi 2.1 km 275' Up 83.9 m Up 277' Down 84.46 m Down

Black M…, NC
Favorite View from the Mt. Mitchell summit.
Intermediate/Difficult

Mount Mitchell Challenge

38.9 mi 62.7 km 5,089' Up 1550.98 m Up 5,118' Down 1559.93 m Down

Black M…, NC

Montreat Running

  • 127 Miles 204 Kilometers of Trail
  • 4 Recommended Routes
  • 1 Gem Gems
  • 2 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 21 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 11 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Montreat - 30

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4.6 mi 7.4 km #1Graybeard Trail
Difficult
Black Mountain, NC
Difficult
Black Mountain, NC 17 
0.7 mi 1.2 km #2Lookout Trail
Difficult
Black Mountain, NC
Difficult
Black Mountain, NC 11 
0.8 mi 1.3 km #3Rocky Head Trail
Difficult
Black Mountain, NC
Difficult
Black Mountain, NC
5.9 mi 9.5 km #4Big Butt Trail #161
Difficult
Black Mountain, NC
Difficult
Black Mountain, NC
2.7 mi 4.3 km #5Douglas Falls #162
Difficult
Swannanoa, NC
Difficult
Swannanoa, NC
0.9 mi 1.5 km #6Blue Ridge Pinnacle Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Black Mountain, NC
Intermediate/Difficult
Black Mountain, NC
4.7 mi 7.5 km #7Kitsuma/Youngs Ridge Trail #204
Difficult
Black Mountain, NC
Difficult
Black Mountain, NC 12 
2.8 mi 4.5 km #8West Ridge Trail
Difficult
Black Mountain, NC
Difficult
Black Mountain, NC
0.4 mi 0.6 km #9Craggy Pinnacle Trail
Intermediate
Swannanoa, NC
Intermediate
Swannanoa, NC 11 
1.0 mi 1.7 km #10Stomping Knob Trail #10
Difficult
Black Mountain, NC
Difficult
Black Mountain, NC

Photos of Montreat - 37

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The summit of Blue Ridge Pinnacle looks out over the Craggies and Graybeard.
Jan 24, 2017 near Black M…, NC
This is a mostly unknown and epic photo op.
May 6, 2018 near Black M…, NC
Overlooking the valley below at Rocky Knob!
Jan 9, 2018 near Black M…, NC
Snowy Day on the ridge. Grey Beard Summit 0.3mile behind me.
Feb 15, 2021 near Black M…, NC
West Ridge
Feb 15, 2021 near Black M…, NC
View from Little Piney.
Feb 15, 2021 near Black M…, NC
Looking down the trail.
Feb 15, 2021 near Black M…, NC
Hard to capture the vert on this trail.
Feb 15, 2021 near Black M…, NC