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blue Gold Branch

Trail

2.5 mile 4.0 kilometer loop
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 412' 126 m
Descent: -409' -125 m
High: 2,387' 728 m
Low: 2,097' 639 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 6% (4°)
Max Grade: 19% (11°)

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Off-leash
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Trail shared by Mark O'Neal

A handmade singletrack with tight switchbacks.

Mark O'Neal

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Description

The lesser-used trail accessed by either Lewellyn Cove or the Old Fontana Road.

This narrow singletrack has fewer roots and rocks but with a number of tight and steep switchbacks. Highlights are several stream crossings and a 70-foot bridge over a rock outcrop.

Contacts

Land Manager: Fontana Village Resort

Aug 16, 2018: Fall Hike Week

Aug 16, 2018: Military Appreciation

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