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Woody Ridge Trail (177)

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Length

2.4 Miles 3.9 Kilometers


Elevation

2,973' 906 m

Ascent

-11' -3 m

Descent

23%

Avg Grade (13°)

69%

Max Grade (35°)

6,152' 1,875 m

High

3,178' 969 m

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All Clear 7 days ago
Dry - Trail was in great shape and very dry as of 4/14/18. History

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The shortest, steepest climb in NC - 3,100 ft of climb in 2.5 miles.

Brandon Thrower

Overview

Features: Fall Colors — Spring — Views — Wildflowers — Wildlife
Dogs: Leashed

Description

Woody Ridge Trail is the toughest climb in NC. It is unrelenting, technical, and down right AWESOME! Good views can be had from a couple of overlooks. The trail is blazed in yellow. The trailhead is off White Oak Creek Rd near Burnsville, NC. The trail ends at its junction with the Black Mountain Crest Trail near Horse Rock on top of a small bald.

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Apr 3, 2018
Ben Boaz
May 19, 2017
gar.r0b rob
One of the funniest trails I have ever hiked. Can't recommend it enough. 2.4mi
Apr 9, 2017
Connecticut Hiker

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  5.0 from 6 votes

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