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Pine Mountain Double Traverse 50k Challenge

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30.8 mile 49.6 kilometer out and back
92% Runnable
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 4,170' 1,271 m
Descent: -4,173' -1,272 m
High: 1,339' 408 m
Low: 959' 292 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 23% (13°)

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This is a difficult, but doable 50k double traverse challenge of Pine Mountain!

Drew Goss

Features Geological Significance · Historical Significance · River/Creek · Views

Overview

This route has great views year-round.

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There is a $5 parking fee.

Runner Notes

Lots of rocks

Description

The Pine Mountain Double Traverse 50k Challenge starts at the Eastern Terminus of the Pine Mountain Trail (PMT) mile marker 23 and goes all the way to the Western Terminus of the (PMT) mile marker 0, then backtracks to mile marker 23, hence "Double Traverse".

Starting from (PMT) mile marker 23 at the WJSP Radio Tower roadside parking lot, go westward, take 1st trail split left on the White Candle Trail (WCT), then take 1st right on the Beaver Pond Trail (BPT). Take (BPT) back to the (WCT), and go right on the (WCT). Next, the (WCT) runs into the (PMT) go left. Take (PMT) to the Boot Top Trail (BTT), and take the (BTT) all the way back to the (PMT) and go right at the intersection of the two trails. Take the (PMT) all the way to the Sawtooth Trail (ST). Take the (ST) back to the (PMT) and go left at the intersection of the two trails. Then, take the (PMT) all the way to the Western Terminus mile marker 0, then turn around and backtrack your route back to the Eastern Terminus mile marker 23 to make the "Double Traverse".

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A rocky section of the Pine Mountain Trail.
Jan 9, 2016 near Manchester, GA
Eastern Terminus mile marker 23
Sep 25, 2019 near Manchester, GA
View near Sunset Rock
Sep 25, 2019 near Pine Mo…, GA

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