From the Back Cover
Heaven on two wheels. North Carolina offers miles of singletrack gems from the coast to the Smoky Mountains. Ranging from the smooth, easy tracks in Greenville to the steep pitches and challenging terrain of the Pisgah National Forest, the Tar Heel State has something for everyone. Veteran mountain biker and author Timm Muth outlines more than sixty of the best rides from Wilmington to Asheville and beyond.
Get muddy on the Owl¿s Roost trail in Greensboro. Take a cool dip in the lake after 11 miles on the Cane Creek trail near Charlotte. Check out the breathtaking views and unparalleled cruising at Tsali in Nantahala National Forest. Or test your mettle and skills on the treacherous Buckwheat Knob Loop in Pisgah National Forest. This guide will give you the inside track on everything from trail highlights to approximate riding time.
Also included: detailed ride descriptions; easy-to-read maps; elevation profiles; ratings for physical and technical difficulty; tips on riding and trip preparation.
Wherever you ride and whatever your skill level, let Mountain Biking North Carolina be your guide to this mountain biking paradise.
About the Author
Timm Muth is a writer, adventurer, mountain biking addict, perpetual martial arts student, tiger handler, and sometime engineer. He lives in Pittsboro, North Carolina.