5.0 miles
Distance
631 ft
Climb
-1,272 ft
Descent
00:54:20
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Atlas Trail

Atlas Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Machine Groomed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Global Ranking
    #1050
  • Year Opened
    2015

Seemingly never-ending berms take you from the start of the trail near Mount Paris Dam down to join into the Dambusters descent.

The Atlas mine was one of Derby's famed tin mines, the relics of which still can be found hidden beneath the moss and ferns. it is an all out wilderness trail, mostly descending. One of the few point-to-point trails in the network that can be accessed by vehicle at the top. Atlas is a white-knuckle roller coaster ride that will appeal to more experienced riders. The boulders and mossy Myrtle Beech forests along the way create an experience not to be missed.

Vertigo MTB provide shuttles to the top from the trailhead at Derby

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Atlas mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -642 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,419 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,147 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,060 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,419 ft
  • Grade
    -2.44%
  • Grade max
    -27.102%
  • Grade min
    22.629%
  • Distance climb
    1.8 miles
  • Distance down
    2.9 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,562 ft
  • Avg time
    00:54:20
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