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Mountain Bike Trails:
North Carolina Mountains • South Carolina Upstate

by Jim Parham

In 1992, Jim Parham wrote the very first mountain bike guidebook for the Southeast. In this new guide he presents essential trail information to keep pace with the evolution of the sport. Recommended rides are grouped according to established trail systems in regions within each state, with full-color maps and photos, GPS coordinates, important route details, and driving directions to every trailhead. It’s all the information you need to make the most of mountain biking in the high country of the Carolinas, including concise data for:

  • 105 bike routes
  • 68 trailheads
  • 24 trail networks
  • 504 miles of single track
  • 160 miles of forest roads
  • 3 bike parks

Whether you’re in the habit of shredding the region’s most technical trails or just getting started on a mountain bike, you’ll find what you need to get where you’re going in this guide for all skill levels.

This new guide replaces Jim Parham’s  Off The Beaten Track Volumes 1 & 2.

About the Author

Born in Raleigh, NC, Jim Parham grew up in north Georgia. He has spent his adult life cycling, hiking, and paddling all over the world. Once a kayak instructor, whitewater guide, and bicycle tour leader, Parham has been traveling the roads, rivers, and trails of the Southeast since childhood. He also draws the clear and easy-to-read maps that make Milestone Press guidebooks so user-friendly. Parham lives in North Carolina at the edge of Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Take a “Peak”

216 pages; paperback
ISBN 978-1-889596-32-7


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