Folk Art Center to Mt. Mitchell

Distance

61.23

miles

Bike Ride

CLIMB
6263 ft

Begins in:
Asheville, NC, United States
Created By:
ecpearson767
Description:
The route climbs steadily up the Parkway past Craven Gap, to Craggy Gardens. Then, there are some descents before climbing some more to the entrance to Mt. Mitchell State Park. The grade increases for the next 2 miles, then eases off a bit at the split-rail fence. Continues past the ranger station, the restaurant, and then through the parking lot and to the summit.
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Climb Details

Rating Start/End Points Length Start/End Elevation Avg Grade
Cat 2 0.06 mi/3.61 mi 3.55 mi 2292 ft/3235 ft 5.0%
Cat 1 6.41 mi/18.29 mi 11.88 mi 3147 ft/5681 ft 4.0%
Cat 4 20.59 mi/22.77 mi 2.18 mi 5132 ft/5553 ft 3.7%
Cat 2 25.88 mi/30.73 mi 4.85 mi 5153 ft/6473 ft 5.2%
Cat 5 35.65 mi/38.76 mi 3.11 mi 5156 ft/5553 ft 2.4%
Cat 4 40.94 mi/43.24 mi 2.30 mi 5131 ft/5680 ft 4.5%

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