Folk Art Center to Mt. Mitchell




Bike Ride

6263 ft

Begins in:
Asheville, NC, United States
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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 2,292 ft/3,235 ft 5.0%
Cat 1 6.41 mi/18.29 mi 11.88 mi 3,147 ft/5,681 ft 4.0%
Cat 4 20.59 mi/22.77 mi 2.18 mi 5,132 ft/5,553 ft 3.7%
Cat 2 25.88 mi/30.73 mi 4.85 mi 5,153 ft/6,473 ft 5.2%
Cat 5 35.65 mi/38.76 mi 3.11 mi 5,156 ft/5,553 ft 2.4%
Cat 4 40.94 mi/43.24 mi 2.30 mi 5,131 ft/5,680 ft 4.5%

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