Weed Patch Trail Ambassador: Charly Aurelia - Spliceworks
Weed Patch Mountain Trail is a rare gem. Newly constructed with a landscape that includes big rock outcrops, boulder fields, a cave and trout streams that were all artfully integrated with an emphasis on conservation and sustainability of the land as well as a varied outdoor recreation user experience. In this region of temperate rain forest, Weed Patch Mountain Trail dries quickly affording excellent riding opportunities when other trails are still too wet to ride.
Conserving Carolina has orchestrated a broad and impressive coordination of public and private partnerships including; Carolina Climbers Coalition, REI, Chimney Rock State Park, the Town of Lake Lure and more, creating a unique user experience. Weed Patch Mountain Trail has the look and feel of a back country, remote experience even though it is close to the urban centers of Asheville and Charlotte, NC as well as Greenville, SC. The trail traverses a beautiful ridge line with spectacular views from several prominent points such as Grey Rock as well as the sustainable rock climbing face on Eagle Rock.
Weed Patch Mountain Trail is one of the MTB accessible sections of the NC state legislature designated, and soon to be completed, Hickory Nut Gorge State Trail. Future plans include back country primitive campsites that could provide a one of a kind bikepacking experience. Access from the Eagle Rock end provides a fun, flowy and sometimes rowdy mostly downhill experience, while access from Buffalo Creek park affords an out and back for the hardy.
** For every Weed Patch Mountain product sold we donate a portion to Conserving Carolina who has helped protect more than 45,000 acres in the Carolina's.