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Level: Advanced
Length: 0.8 mi (1.3 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Out & Back
Elevation: +1,013/ -899 ft
Total: 47 riders

Mountain Biking Buckwheat Knob / 122

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#135 of 548 mountain bike trails in North Carolina
#2,623 in the world

The last of "Satan's Staircase," this is a crazy-steep push up to the top of Buckwheat Knob. Once to the top of the knob, the trail flattens out a little, climbs a little more gradually, and then descends to the intersection with Avery Creek.

Or if you decide to descend it back towards FS 477, prepare to get your butt behind the saddle as it drops downhill quickly!

This trail is 1.5 miles in one direction.

First added by Greg Heil on Sep 10, 2010. Last updated Apr 28, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
  • Drinking water: unknown
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: unknown
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: unknown
  • Fat bike grooming: unknown
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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Getting there
From Asheville, head south on I-26E. Take the exit for Hwy. 280, and follow that Southwest towards Brevard. Hang a right on Hwy. 276, and that will take you into the heart of Pisgah. Access this trail from Bennett Gap, FS 477, Club Gap, Black Mountain, or Avery Creek.

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