Vertical Mile Challenge is a 1.9 mile loop trail located near Taylorsville, North Carolina that features a great forest setting. The trail is rated as difficult and is primarily used for hiking, trail running, and nature trips. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
1.9 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
498 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

hiking

nature trips

trail running

forest

views

This loop encompasses the VMC (Vertical Mile Challenge). This short loop goes straight up a granite dome. When completed 8 times, this loop equates to 1 vertical mile.