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Old 03-18-2012, 05:24 PM   #1
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Hurricane Creek Rd

This is a video my dad made of he and I riding Hurricane Creel Rd right off of I-40 on the NC/TN border. It's a bit long at 10 minutes but it has some good footage of Buzzards Roost at the end. An incredible view.

Full disclosure. We are not dirt bike specialists as you will see. We take it pretty slow and stream crossings are something new.

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Old 03-18-2012, 05:43 PM   #2
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Cool video, thanks for taking the time to put it together and share it.
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Old 03-18-2012, 07:30 PM   #3
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That is without a doubt the most beautiful riding country I have ever seen. WOW!!
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Old 03-18-2012, 10:30 PM   #4
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Great stuff. Thanks for the video! What was the elevation there at Buzzards roost?
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Old 03-19-2012, 02:41 PM   #5
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What was the elevation there at Buzzards roost?
Hummm... don't know. Not very high. It's in the lower part of the Smokies. I'd say the drop is at least 1000 feet though.
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Old 03-19-2012, 03:46 PM   #6
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What a view. I puckered-up a bit on that one!
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Old 03-19-2012, 04:45 PM   #7
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You got my curiosity going so I had to go and find this place...
According to the USGS topos, the elevation at the river is 1760'+/-. My best guess as to the elevation where you were at looks to be about 2550'+/-. That ends up being 790 feet of incredible views! Really cool spot. I can only hope to visit such a place someday. For now, I'll have to make due with the Grand Canyon.



I think the dirt road up by the Buzzard's Roost is too far south though because if you compare it with the aerial, it should be a lot further to the north.


And just for kicks, here it is from down by I-40 via Google Earth...
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Old 03-19-2012, 07:25 PM   #8
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Great Video

Great video, thanks for sharing! I think I saw you guys as I was heading home from Asheville.
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Old 03-19-2012, 08:06 PM   #9
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Don't apologize for your speed. Bike parts are expensive and functioning body parts are PRICELESS! I personally love those kinds of trails.

Great Video guys.

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Old 03-19-2012, 08:24 PM   #10
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Great Job!
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Old 03-19-2012, 09:04 PM   #11
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Very nice video and thread here. Keep it coming!
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Old 03-20-2012, 03:53 AM   #12
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looks like a great time
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Old 03-20-2012, 05:00 AM   #13
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Hurricane Creek FTW
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Old 03-20-2012, 05:16 AM   #14
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Only had time to watch a couple minutes, but that looks like a blast!!! Thanks for the vid!
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Old 03-20-2012, 12:36 PM   #15
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Loved the video! It's great that you and your dad can share time together like that.

I snuck in from the "bottom" (I-40 end of Hurricane Creek Rd) a year or two ago on my 650 and slipped down in some wet leaves not far from the spot that's at 1:30 in your video. I can't wait to ride the whole thing, probably on my 350 and in the summer when it's a little drier.

Thanks for posting!
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