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Clawhammer Crawl

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Brutal 33 miles of steep and burly riding that hits all the classics that are accessed by riding Clawhammer.


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35.3

Miles

56.8

KM

60%

Singletrack

4,153' 1,266 m

High

2,167' 661 m

Low

5,524' 1,684 m

Up

5,572' 1,698 m

Down

6%

Avg Grade (3°)

39%

Max Grade (21°)

Dogs No Dogs

E-Bikes Not Allowed

Features Drops/Jumps · Pump Track · Views

One Way Only: This is designated as a directional trail.

Overview

You get some amazing views and get to ride all the hard classics and most of the uphill is on gravel.

Description

Park at the horse stables then go up Clawhammer Road and ride upper upper Black Mountain Trail (#127) to Buckwheat Knob (#24) to Bennett Gap. Then head back up Clawhammer Road to upper upper Black Mountain Trail (#127) to Avery Creek Trail #327.

Then, finally, back up Clawhammer Road to Black Mountain Trail (#127)and ride back to the car using Avery Creek Road.

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Shared By:

Ty Collin

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  5.0 from 1 vote

#5

in Avery Creek

#1226

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#5

in Avery Creek

#1,226

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Come along with me for a ride down the super fun Bennett Gap Trail.
Oct 4, 2017 near Brevard, NC
The last section of lower black with Christopher Langley!
Feb 11, 2018 near Brevard, NC
Spectacular view from atop Black Mountain.
Jun 14, 2017 near Brevard, NC
Overlook near the most difficult section of the trail.
Feb 26, 2016 near Brevard, NC
Lower Black Mountain super flow!
Jul 8, 2021 near Brevard, NC
A legendary downhill.
Jul 9, 2013 near Brevard, NC

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