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Spencer Branch Trail #140

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A fun trail with good terrain and several mixed in rocky sections.

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Map Key

3.1

Miles

5.0

KM

92%

Runnable

3,301' 1,006 m

High

2,462' 750 m

Low

4' 1 m

Up

844' 257 m

Down

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

20%

Max Grade (11°)

Dogs Unknown

Description

After making a right off of Trace Ridge, Spencer Branch Trail descends fairly steeply down the mountain with a series of bermed corners that are interspersed with rocky sections. The trail was rerouted in 2016 to moderate the grade and improve the trail.

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  4.0 from 1 vote

#3

in Trace Ridge

#17195

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Trail Rankings

#3

in Trace Ridge

#655

in North Carolina

#17,195

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The climb up Spencer Branch takes you through a thriving hardwood forest.
Mar 13, 2017 near Avery C…, NC
Cross Spencer Creek along this narrow, but doable rock-hop.
Mar 13, 2017 near Avery C…, NC
Old Hendersonville Reservoir stands alongside the trail.
Mar 13, 2017 near Avery C…, NC

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