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Old 03-20-14, 10:31 AM
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Palmetto Trail - South Carolina

Has anyone ridden the Palmetto Trail in South Carolina? Or at least certain sections of it?

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I realize there are some sections that are listed as unfinished, though I'm wondering if those sections are marked at all in some fashion or if it would be a complete crap shoot of a ride.

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I've done some sections as part of other tours. It can be very rough and difficult to follow in sections. You're going to need a bike-packing mountain bike type rig to do the "whole thing". Of course there is no real "whole thing" because it is unfinished. It is interesting, and covers different terrain as is crosses the state. Study up if your planning on doing it. If you find gpx (gps) files post a link if can, I be interested in them.

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Originally Posted by BigAura View Post
I've done some sections as part of other tours. It can be very rough and difficult to follow in sections. You're going to need a bike-packing mountain bike type rig to do the "whole thing". Of course there is no real "whole thing" because it is unfinished. It is interesting, and covers different terrain as is crosses the state.
Thanks for the information! I was thinking about picking up the trail at the Wateree Passage and then riding the length to the coast. I was kind of hoping I could do it on my cross bike, but some of the pictures I've seen look like the trail is pretty mixed and might be better suited to a MTB like you suggested.
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