Devil's Backbone Trail
ElevationAscent: 251' 76 m
Descent: -10' -3 m
High: 686' 209 m
Low: 435' 133 m
GradeAvg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 5% (3°)
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“A great trail on a ridgeline leading over the Devil's Backbone.”— Chris Davis
At about 0.75 mile in, the trail begins to follow the Devil's Backbone, a tight and narrow ridge; at one point the trail is as wide as the ridge itself. The ridge climbs gently until you meet Shortleaf Pine Trail. Either use this as a connecting trail to make a nice loop back to Telegraph Trail by turning left, or continue on to the right to meet Artillery Trail.
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