4 miles
Distance
323 ft
Climb
-323 ft
Descent
1,650 ft
High Point
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2016 SORBA Huntsville Thursday Time Trial Series
Course 4: 6/24 & 7/28 North Plateau & Family
From the pavilion by the park office, start towards the overlook-->immediately past the old pay station, slight left onto N. Plateau-->continue on N. Plat to just before park entrance-->L. onto Fire Tower, follow all the way around the Frisbee golf course-->cross the main park road (Nolan) and continue on Fire Tower-->L. on Bog Trail-->L. on Family Bike Trail-->exit FBT and proceed down “cabin road”-->at the end of road, hard Left onto N. Plat and finish at the pavilion

Elites: Start on North Plateau (it will also be the finish)-->do the short stretch of N. Plat turning right on cabin road-->turn left immediately past the entrance to bikers parking lot and head towards entrance to Sinks trail at the back of bikers parking lot-->descend sinks and turn right onto Goat Trail-->Goat all the way up to Mtn. Mist-->up Mist to Family Bike trail-->Family Bike trail to Bog-->at Bog turn hard right onto gravel road and then left onto South Plateau-->cross road and continue on S. Plat-->rejoin course at the end of Family Bike Trail-->cabin road-->N. Plat and finish at pavilion

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More Stats for 2016 SORBA HSV TTT #4 North Plat and Family Trail mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    1 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,588 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,627 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,628 ft
  • Grade
    0.003%
  • Grade max
    -28.039%
  • Grade min
    22.608%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,877 ft
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      South Plateau Loop
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