Stage 3 - Promised Land Loop
Thursday, September 25, 2014:
- 25 miles, 5970 ft of elevation gain
- Named for Mt. Pisgah - the mountain in the Bible from which Moses saw the Promised Land. This area was also sacred land for the Cherokee Indians.
- Starts and Ends at Wash Creek Group Campground in North Mills River area of Pisgah
- North Mills River's sweetest singletrack trails: Trace Ridge, Spencer Gap, Bear Branch.
- Rest Stop 1 - Mile 12
- Rest Stop 2 - Mile 16
A sample of Stage 3 (Stage 4) in 2013