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dblack Woody Ridge Trail (177)

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2.4 mile 3.9 kilometer point to point
45% Runnable
Extremely Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 2,973' 906 m
Descent: -11' -3 m
High: 6,152' 1,875 m
Low: 3,178' 969 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 23% (13°)
Max Grade: 69% (35°)

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Trail shared by Brandon Thrower

The shortest, steepest climb in NC - 3,100 ft of climb in 2.5 miles.

Brandon Thrower

Features Fall Colors · Spring · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

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Tough as nails!

Description

Woody Ridge Trail is the toughest climb in NC. It is unrelenting, technical, and down right AWESOME! Good views can be had from a couple of overlooks. The trail is blazed in yellow. The trailhead is off White Oak Creek Rd near Burnsville, NC. The trail ends at its junction with the Black Mountain Crest Trail near Horse Rock on top of a small bald.

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Mar 31, 2018
Chris Woodrow
When in doubt, pick the hardest option and you’ll stay on the trail 2.5mi

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  4.9 from 12 votes

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