Kissing Booth Details
This is a steep, difficult, narrow, raw, hand-built downhill run. You'll definitely want your long-travel, knobby-tried rig.
From Home Brew, watch for this trail to the south. From a very modest initial gate, the trail makes its way down through a series of switchbacks. A notable feature, early-on, is a wide wooden bridge up onto a escarpment where there is a fantastic scenic overlook of the Twin Ports harbor.
Next are a couple of spaced out, very steep, descents down rocky faces, both with pretty quick left-hand turns at the bottom.
Also, at one of the points where the trail switch-backs heading east (uphill on your left, downhill on your right), watch for a big b-line on the left that takes you up a rock outcrop for a steep roll-in back to the main line. Immediately after this there is another a/b option where the left option takes you through a "V" tree, and the right takes you off of a roughly three-foot boulder drop.
The trail mellows-out slightly for the final couple of switchbacks, though, it's still plenty exciting and rough.
At the bottom, you'll find yourself on Skyline Parkway (paved road). Your options are to hoof-it back up (use caution), or ride the roads back to the Haines Road parking lot where you hit Brewer Park trails again, or head east into the Piedmont trail system.
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More Stats for Kissing Booth mountain bike trail
Altitude change-225 ft
Altitude min1,026 ft
Altitude max1,251 ft
Altitude start1,251 ft
Altitude end1,026 ft
Distance climb360 ft
Distance down2,310 ft
Distance flat202 ft
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Kissing Booth Trail Reports
Nov 21, 2016 @ 7:05amNov 21, 2016
|Please only ride when thoroughly frozen!|
Nov 15, 2016 @ 12:24pmNov 15, 2016
|Rain today; heading into freeze/thaw cycle of shoulder season|
Aug 23, 2016 @ 10:31amAug 23, 2016
Aug 16, 2016 @ 6:12amAug 16, 2016
Aug 4, 2016 @ 5:34amAug 4, 2016
|Early AM rains - will need a couple of days of sun/wind|
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