2.1 miles
Distance
1,122 ft
Climb
-435 ft
Descent
00:28:14
Avg time

Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • TTFs on trail
    Bridge
  • Global Ranking

One of the premier climbing trails in all of eastern North America. An absolute must ride!

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Taylor's Tower of Power mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    687 ft
  • Altitude min
    698 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,389 ft
  • Altitude start
    702 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,389 ft
  • Grade
    6.327%
  • Grade max
    -45.836%
  • Grade min
    53.525%
  • Distance climb
    1.3 miles
  • Distance down
    3,262 ft
  • Distance flat
    780 ft
  • Avg time
    00:28:14
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Status:
on Aug 29, 2015
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Avg: 3.75 (9 votes)

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Taylor's Tower... Trail Reports

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Aug 29, 2015 @ 12:05pm
Aug 29, 2015
It's in great shape.
May 11, 2015 @ 5:54am
May 11, 2015
Clear now, good to go. The fallen trees have been removed.
May 4, 2015 @ 9:33am
May 4, 2015
Apr 14, 2015 @ 6:58am
Apr 14, 2015
Closed for the spring thaw
Oct 27, 2014 @ 7:52am
Oct 27, 2014
There are some muddy sections up near the top, but it is still in very good shape.
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Taylor's Tower of Power

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2 Reviews & Comments

  • + 2
flag briangarson (Oct 17, 2014 at 12:56)
 It's a climbing trail, what more can I say.. tons and tons and tons of switch backs, almost absurdly so. But it will get you halfway up the mountain without breaking a sweat or hitting more than a 4 or 5 degree grade.
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  • + 1
flag carbonpro (Sep 8, 2016 at 8:02)
 Great climbing trail to get you up the mountain !
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