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Heartbreak 50k

 5.0 (1)

29.6 Miles 47.7 Kilometers


87%

Runnable

5,899' 1,798 m

Ascent

-4,808' -1,465 m

Descent

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

45%

Max Grade (24°)

5,550' 1,692 m

High

1,502' 458 m

Low

Shared By Brandon Thrower

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A point to point course from Old Fort to Montreat on classic trails.

Brandon Thrower

Dogs No Dogs

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

Overview

This is a point to point 50k from Old Fort to Montreat using classic trails such as Old Mitchell Toll Road, Heartbreak Ridge Trail, Star Gap Trail, and Graybeard Trail.

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Five aid stations located at miles 2.5, 8.5, 14.5, 16.5, and 21.

Description

The course begins at the entrance of Jarrett Creek Road - FSR 4030 off of Curtis Creek Road in Old Fort, NC. The course will follow Jarrett Creek Road - FSR 4030 to Star Gap Trail, then takes a right onto Heartbreak Ridge Trail as it climbs its way to the Old Mitchell Toll Road, afterward heading down the trail to Graybeard Trail and the awesome graybeard swtichbacks. You'll run out and back to the summit of Graybeard, then take the super awesome technical descent off West Ridge Trail and Big Piney Ridge Trail into Montreat and the finish!

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