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A nice trail with some great elevation change.


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3.3

Miles

5.3

KM

Point to Point

1,174' 358 m

High

1,049' 320 m

Low

310' 95 m

Up

370' 113 m

Down

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

21%

Max Grade (12°)

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This area is primarily considered a mountain biking area; please stay alert and be respectful of other users.

Description

Formerly known as "Berry Mountain Trail," Horton's Hollar is now a single trail that forms a figure 8 loop with the Overmountain Victory Trail (OVT). The USACE has named this trail after Jim Horton, a Wilkes county native who has been the lead designer and builder of all trails at the facility. In spring 2016, a one-of-a-kind flyover bridge was completed at the intersection with the OVT, where Horton's Hollar travels underneath it.

There are approximately 100 bermed-turns on this trail (purpose built for mountain bikers -they're not so much fun for foot traffic).

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Shared By:

Paul Stahlschmidt

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