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Looking Glass Loop

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

  • 28 miles. 6678 ft of elevation gain*
  • Named for Looking Glass Rock – a nearly 4,000′ tall piece of exposed whiteside granite
  • Classic Pisgah singletrack! Squirrel Gap is a continuous 1.5 ft wide singletrack trail (at least that’s what we call it) hinged to the mountainside for miles. This route also traverses the rugged ridgetop cliffs of the Black Mountain Trail.
  • Rest Stop 1- Mile 18
  • Enduro = Black Mountain Trail – 2.63 miles, 1289′ loss

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Stage1

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Stage 1 Course Cues

From Black Mountain Trailhead

  • Left on Hwy 276 N
  • Left on Hwy 280
  • Left on Turkey Pen Road
  • Left in Turkey Pen parking lot to South Mills River (Trail 133)
  • Right on Mullinax (Trail 326)
  • Left on Squirrel Gap (Trail 147 )
  • Right on Horse Cove Gap (Trail 325)
  • Straight on FS 5018
  • Left on FS 476 *REST STOP LOCATION¬†
  • Straight on South Mills River (Trail 133)
  • Right on Buckhorn Gap (Trail 103)
  • Left on Black Mountain (Trail 127) to FINISH
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