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Crest Trail

 3 votes

4.0 Miles 6.5 Kilometers

 

94% 

Runnable

Doubletrack

201' 61 m

Ascent

-767' -234 m

Descent

5,413' 1,650 m

High

4,652' 1,418 m

Low

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

11%

Max Grade (7°)

Minor Issues

71 days agoUpdate

A rocky stretch of doubletrack with amazing views of the Grayson Highlands.

Brandon Thrower

Overview

Features: Birding — Fall Colors — Spring — Views — Wildflowers — Wildlife

Description

It is hard to beat this trail! It has excellent views of the Grayson Highlands and is pretty much exposed along it's journey, which is rare for the Southern Appalachians. Although it is a doubletrack, it is technical enough to make it feel like a singletrack in places, and then other times it is a smoothed out gravel surface. Watch out for horse poop though.

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#278

in Virginia

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Minor Issues 71 days ago
Dry - Water also available along Highlands Horse Trail near Rhodedendron Gap
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