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blueBlack Rocktop Trail

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1.1 mile 1.7 kilometer point to point
77% Runnable
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 469' 143 m
Descent: -49' -15 m
High: 1,395' 425 m
Low: 952' 290 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 9% (5°)
Max Grade: 34% (19°)

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Trail shared by Kent Estep

A shorter, more challenging run to the top of Crowder's Mountain.

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This trail is very rocky!

Description

The markers along the trail are more guidelines than actual trail markers. There are numerous areas that you must climb over/up boulders. The views are tremendous and there are several overlooks just off the trail. There are also ways around the most difficult boulders. It is not a long trail, but you'll be breathing heavy in several areas along the trail. Travel up this trail and then down the easier Crowders Trail; your knees will thank you.

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#272

in North Carolina

#7,246

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