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East Ridge Trail

Intermediate/Difficult
 4.0 (5)

A technical roller coaster with good views and quad busting climbs and descents.


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Map Key

2.1

Miles

3.4

KM

70%

Runnable

3,989' 1,216 m

High

3,634' 1,108 m

Low

710' 216 m

Up

693' 211 m

Down

12%

Avg Grade (7°)

29%

Max Grade (16°)

Dogs Unknown

Features Fall Colors · Views · Wildflowers

Description

A complete roller coaster of a trail as it ascends and descends over each knoll of the east ridge of Montreat's trail system. The trail is blazed gray, and it is super technical.

Contacts

Land Manager: Buncombe County, NC

Shared By:

Brandon Thrower

Trail Ratings

  4.0 from 5 votes

#10444

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  4.0 from 5 votes
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Trail Rankings

#380

in North Carolina

#10,444

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Photos

Almost at the top, looking over the mountains (fall 2020).
Nov 1, 2020 near Black M…, NC
View from the top of Lookout Mountain
Sep 11, 2017 near Black M…, NC
View looking towards Mt. Mitchell.
Jan 9, 2015 near Black M…, NC
Rocky Head summit and intersection with East Ridge Trail.
Mar 12, 2019 near Black M…, NC

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