The race will start at 153 N. Fork River Rd in Balsam Grove NC and race to Lake Logan in Jackson County. The first mile is flat, followed by a 7 mile climb, followed by a 11 mile descent and the last mile is flat to beautiful Lake Logan. At Lake Logan, riders will be u-turned and return back to the finish. There will be a KING and QUEEN of the Mountain for cool prizes and overall winners! The race is 40 miles. There is a shorter race of 18 miles. The leaf change and views this time of year make this a, "I've got to try this race" event... best 2 climbs in WNC with 50mph descents!