Level: Expert
Length: 1 mi (1.6 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: One-way
Elevation: -
Total: 1 riders
 

Mountain Biking Lower Cake Walk

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#171 of 533 mountain bike trails in North Carolina
#5101 in the world

This is an option on the main downhill run. To get to this section, traverse over to the right before the steep section running under the lift. Pick this singletrack up in the woods on the other side of the ski run. There's a big rock drop back in the those trees.

Before you go
  • No Drinking water 
  • No E-bikes permitted 
  • No Fat biking allowed in winter 
  • No Fee required 
  • No Lift service 
  • No Night riding allowed 
  • No Pump track 
  • No Restrooms 
Getting there
From I-40, Take Exit 103 US-64 toward Morganton/Rutherfordton. Turn RIGHT onto BURKEMONT AVE / US-64(go 0.6mi). Turn LEFT onto US-70 / W FLEMING DR / US-64 BYP. Continue to follow US-64 BYP(go 2.2 mi). Turn LEFT onto N GREEN ST / NC-181. Continue to follow NC-181(go 28.7 mi). Turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto US-221 / NC-181(go 2.9 mi). Turn RIGHT onto NEWLAND HWY / US-221(go 0.6 mi). Turn LEFT onto NC-105(go 4.0 mi). Turn LEFT onto TYNECASTLE HWY / NC-184(go 2 mi). Look for "Sugar Mountain" sign(on left) - Turn LEFT on Sugar Mountain Dr. Follow up to the lodge and park. Trail maps are located in a black, marked mailbox at the base of the Flying Mile slope.
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Open (on Sep 6, 2010)
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  • Greg Heil
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    Super gnarly and rocky! Full on DH terrain! Definitely a single to double black diamond.

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