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Big Piney Ridge Trail

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 3.5 (6)

A steep, super technical trail with a great view at Rattlesnake Rocks of the Swannanoa River Valley below.


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Map Key

1.0

Miles

1.6

KM

Point to Point

4,138' 1,261 m

High

3,257' 993 m

Low

0' 0 m

Up

881' 268 m

Down

16%

Avg Grade (9°)

40%

Max Grade (22°)

Dogs Unknown

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Description

If you like steep, technical trails with good views, then definitely check out this trail. Hiking down is much more fun than going up. The trail also serves a valuable link to the West Ridge Trail.

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Land Manager: Buncombe County, NC

Shared By:

Brandon Thrower

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  3.5 from 6 votes

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  3.5 from 6 votes
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Trail Rankings

#877

in North Carolina

#22,831

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Mar 17, 2019
Missy Wright
Nov 24, 2018
DAVID SYMONDS
big piney to West ridge. loved it 6mi