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Sawtooth Trail

Intermediate/Difficult

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2.1 mile 3.4 kilometer point to point
88% Runnable
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 503' 153 m
Descent: -252' -77 m
High: 2,275' 693 m
Low: 1,889' 576 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 7% (4°)
Max Grade: 18% (10°)

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Trail shared by Brandon Thrower

The roller coaster of doubletrack trails at SOMO with great views and good link ups for loops.

Brandon Thrower

Features Fall Colors · River/Creek · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Runner Notes

Shared with horses.

Description

This trail is a roller coaster. After starting from Upper CCC Trail, the trail quickly descends to a shallow creek crossing and then begins a climb to the intersection of the Chestnut Knob Trail. From there, it is one steep downhill followed by a steep uphill, then repeat until reaching the junction with Horseridge Trail. There is a good overlook about midway into the trail with great views of the park landscape.

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in North Carolina

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A good place to rest. There is a picnic table to sit and glaze the South Mountains around this point.
Aug 9, 2018 near Salem, NC

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