Entry Sign
Entry Sign

The Shut-In Trail is a long, historic route which travels from NC 191 near Bent Creek and Asheville to the Mount Pisgah parking area. George W. Vanderbilt, who built Biltmore Estate near Asheville, constructed the Shut-In Trail around 1890. 

Catching Up
Catching Up

After the first pull, we waited at the top for the guys to catch up. 

It's not the top, but it's a view
It's not the top, but it's a view

While Allen and I were ahead we broke off for some photos. 

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The Gang
The Gang
The run back
The run back

The trail is originally 17 miles long, but today was just a 10.5 truck. Wonderful for runners.

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Entry Sign
Catching Up
It's not the top, but it's a view
600_439522637.jpg
The Gang
The run back
600_439522664.jpg
Entry Sign

The Shut-In Trail is a long, historic route which travels from NC 191 near Bent Creek and Asheville to the Mount Pisgah parking area. George W. Vanderbilt, who built Biltmore Estate near Asheville, constructed the Shut-In Trail around 1890. 

Catching Up

After the first pull, we waited at the top for the guys to catch up. 

It's not the top, but it's a view

While Allen and I were ahead we broke off for some photos. 

The Gang
The run back

The trail is originally 17 miles long, but today was just a 10.5 truck. Wonderful for runners.

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