3.6 miles
Distance
140 ft
Climb
-152 ft
Descent
1,623 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

Detailed Description
2016 SORBA HSV TTT #4 North Plat and Family Trail is a 4 mile intermediate race route located near Huntsville Alabama. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a easy overall physical rating. This route includes 13 trails. This route climbs 140 ft with a max elevation of 1,623 ft then descends -152 ft.
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1 Review & Comments

  • + 1
jbehounek (Jan 6, 2019 at 10:37)
This was a great trail for the whole family to ride. Surprisingly dry after several days of rain. Well marked.
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  • Race Course
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Easy
  • Ridelogs
    11
More Stats for 2016 SORBA HSV TTT #4 North Plat and Family Trail mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -11 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,571 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,622 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,611 ft
  • Grade
    -0.1%
  • Grade max
    -17.5%
  • Grade min
    7.5%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    4,426 ft
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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South Plateau Loop
Jan 29, 2023 @ 8:04pm
Jan 29, 2023
rain, region closed, please don't ride wet trails, wait 24-48hrs after last rain event or until re-opened reporter
South Plat to Bankhead Connector
Jan 29, 2023 @ 8:04pm
Jan 29, 2023
rain, region closed, please don't ride wet trails, wait 24-48hrs after last rain event or until re-opened reporter
North Plateau Loop Connector
Jan 29, 2023 @ 8:03pm
Jan 29, 2023
rain, region closed, please don't ride wet trails, wait 24-48hrs after last rain event or until re-opened reporter
North Plateau Loop
Jan 29, 2023 @ 8:03pm
Jan 29, 2023
rain, region closed, please don't ride wet trails, wait 24-48hrs after last rain event or until re-opened reporter
Firetower Trail
Jan 29, 2023 @ 8:02pm
Jan 29, 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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