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Powerline Road Trail #451

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6.2 mile 10.0 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 848' 258 m
Descent: -582' -177 m
High: 4,108' 1,252 m
Low: 3,649' 1,112 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 4% (2°)
Max Grade: 15% (8°)

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Trail shared by Mark O'Neal

An old power line road that's mostly doubletrack from Cold Mountain Gap to Rye Mountain Road.

Mark O'Neal

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The Powerline Road Trail is most often used as part of an overall loop in Panthertown or an out-and-back from Cold Mountain Gap. There are a couple of steeper sections before gaining the ridge, but mostly not too hard.

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Feb 4, 2019
Neil Slater
mile marker 2.23 turn onto Riding Ford 0.5mi
Feb 3, 2019
Neil Slater
mile marker 2.74 camp spot for the night. Very small creek for water. 0.6mi

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#981

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#24,540

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View from the nearby Blackrock Mountain overlook.
Nov 19, 2018 near Cullowhee, NC

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