The Maxxis Appalachian Summit: A Mountain Bike Staycation

photo: Timothy James Photography

Editor’s Note: Full disclosure: Aaron worked at Maxxis from 2010 until early 2015, when he joined the Singletracks team. Also, he’s not neutral on his feelings towards Mulberry Gap–it’s one of his “most favorite places.”  Maxxis recently invited a wide swath of cycling publications for a long weekend up at Mulberry Gap in Ellijay, GA. The …

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News: Mulberry Gap Receives Approval for Guided Rides

The view from Bear Creek Overlook

If you mountain bike in the Southeast, there is a good chance you’ve heard of Mulberry Gap Mountain Bike Getaway in Ellijay. The property is nestled in a valley near the challenging Pinhoti and Bear Creek trail systems in the expansive Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest. Beginning in 2015, Mulberry Gap will add guided rides and multi-day tours …

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Trail Tuesday: Bear Creek & Pinhoti Trail


It took me nearly two months but I finally finished it: my Santa Cruz Tallboy FS 29er was ready to ride! After dialing in the suspension, checking every cable, and adjusting brake pads and levers, I chose the Bear Creek – Pinhoti Trail (P1, P2) loop outside Ellijay, GA for the maiden voyage. It turned …

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