3.0 miles
Distance
368 ft
Climb
-372 ft
Descent
1,597 ft
High Point
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2016 SORBA Huntsville Thursday Time Trial Series

Course 3: 6/16 & 7/21 Sinks Trail
Start in bikers parking lot-->Sinks Trail-->cross over Mtn. Mist and continue decent-->L. to stay on Sinks Trail-->L. to stay on Sink Trail CAUTION: ELITES MERGING AT THIS POINT-->Rt. On Mountain Mist-->cross over closed road and bear left on Cold Spring-->exit Cold Spring before the climb and continue up closed road and finish at overlook barricade

Elites: Sinks trail-->Rt. On Keith’s Loop-->continue on Logan Point-->continue on to Sinks-->Rt. On Mountain Mist and finish just like the standard course ^^^

Detailed Description
2016 SORBA HSV TTT #3 Sinks is a 3 mile intermediate race route located near Huntsville Alabama. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 11 trails. This route climbs 368 ft with a max elevation of 1,597 ft then descends -372 ft.
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10 Reviews & Comments

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ridebhm RIDEBHM (Aug 28, 2022 at 14:47)
Not sure why this trail is a black diamond seemed extremely flat to me. I got on from sinks so maybe the beginning is harder
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datoes1441 (Sep 4, 2022 at 17:29)
Yea, the southern half of Mountain Mist has a different character than the trail from sinks to the closed road. there's some tougher moves over rocks on the southern half that the northern half just doesn't have.
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notsohardtail (Aug 26, 2022 at 13:32)
Large tree blocking both portions of trail at the slpit
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dworthy (Aug 23, 2021 at 7:24)
Trail Sinks
Tree down on sinks off closed road just after the second sharp turn
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dworthy (Aug 23, 2021 at 7:24)
Trail Sinks
Tree down on sinks off closed road just after the second sharp turn
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dworthy (Aug 23, 2021 at 7:24)
Trail Sinks
Tree down on sinks off closed road just after the second sharp turn
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dworthy (Aug 23, 2021 at 7:24)
Trail Sinks
Tree down on sinks off closed road just after the second sharp turn
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dworthy (Aug 23, 2021 at 7:24)
Trail Sinks
Tree down on sinks off closed road just after the second sharp turn
[Reply]
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gatoryak (Nov 19, 2020 at 5:38)
I apologize for the lack of specificity - I forgot that there are two Mountain Mist/Sinks intersections. The obstacle tree is on Mtn Mist, south of the southern Mist/Sinks intersection.
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jbehounek (Jan 6, 2019 at 12:33)
The section coming off of South Plateau is very rocky, technical,
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  • Race Course
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    60
More Stats for 2016 SORBA HSV TTT #3 Sinks mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -4 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,235 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,597 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,594 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -47.6%
  • Grade min
    35.5%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    1,207 ft
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Sinks
Jan 23, 2023 @ 7:46am
Jan 23, 2023
rain, region closed, please don't ride wet trails, wait 24-48hrs after last rain event or until re-opened reporter
Mountain Mist
Jan 23, 2023 @ 7:45am
Jan 23, 2023
rain, region closed, please don't ride wet trails, wait 24-48hrs after last rain event or until re-opened reporter
Cold Springs Trail
Jan 23, 2023 @ 7:44am
Jan 23, 2023
rain, region closed, please don't ride wet trails, wait 24-48hrs after last rain event or until re-opened reporter
Cold Springs Connector
Jan 23, 2023 @ 7:44am
Jan 23, 2023
rain, region closed, please don't ride wet trails, wait 24-48hrs after last rain event or until re-opened reporter
Cold Springs Connector
Jan 23, 2023 @ 7:44am
Jan 23, 2023
rain, region closed, please don't ride wet trails, wait 24-48hrs after last rain event or until re-opened reporter
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