ROLL CALLS24O, 42 mi, 91 ft/mi
Gravel with flowy singletrack connectors. Preferred bike rank: Rigid MTB, Hardtail, Cyclocross, Full Suspension.
Roll Call is a sub-24 hr overnight (S24O) starting from The Hub in Brevard, NC. Ridden counter clockwise you will climb up gravel roads and enjoy fast and flowy singletrack descents in the Pisgah National Forest, Ranger District. Camping options are sprinkled throughout the route at campgrounds or primitive riverside tent sites.
- Flowy Singletrack Descents
- Riverside Camping/Swimming
- Looking Glass Rock Vista
- Downtown Brevard
- Oskar Blues Brewery
The Hub has given the green light to leave your vehicle in their gravel lot behind the store. However, it’s best to check-in to let them know when you expect to be back. Once ready to roll you will head into Pisgah on route 276 and quickly turn onto gravel at Avery Creek. This begins your climb up to the Pisgah Forest Riding Stables where you’ll turn onto the Clawhammer climb. At the top of Clawhammer you will take the Buckhorn Gap Trail for a flowy singletrack descent to South Mills River. This leads you to Wolf Ford group campground where you have an opportunity to continue on through Pink Beds (light singletrack with wet water crossings) or bypass this section via Yellowgap road (gravel). If riding Yellowgap Road you will link back up to the route once back on 276.
A quick turn off 276 brings you to a short gravel climb then to a singletrack descent into the group camping area of Cove Creek. Follow the flowy Davidson River Trail to the last big climb on 475C. The route ends with an excellent descent on the Bracken Preserve which spits you out in downtown Brevard to finish off the trip on easy greenways to Oskar Blues Brewery or beers at The Hub.
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