3.6 miles
Distance
401 ft
Climb
-423 ft
Descent
1,621 ft
High Point

Start across the street from the guard shack on North Plateau going clockwise past Cold Springs, drop down left to closed road on the connector before the overlook, go down closed road(caution) to right on Mountain Mist. Stay left then right through Sinks up to three benches and then climb up Sinks to bikers parking lot finish.

Detailed Description
2018 SORBA-Hsv TTT#3&7 - Short Course is a 4 mile less popular expert race route located near Huntsville Alabama. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 5 trails. This route climbs 401 ft with a max elevation of 1,621 ft then descends -423 ft.
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  • Race Course
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    30
More Stats for 2018 SORBA-Hsv TTT#3&7 - Short Course mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    43 min 16 sec
  • Altitude change
    -22 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,233 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,620 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,598 ft
  • Grade
    -0.1%
  • Grade max
    -45.5%
  • Grade min
    63.6%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,484 ft
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Sinks
Jun 22, 2024 @ 8:40am
19 hours
Upper Sinks connector to MM off old Bankhead Rd. near top. Also, basically lots of reroutes happening on this connector due to washouts and debris.
Old Bankhead Pkwy
Jun 21, 2024 @ 1:45pm
2 days
North Plateau Loop
Jun 7, 2024 @ 10:40am
Jun 7, 2024
Trimmed vegetation and limbs from Cold Springs all the way past the disc golf course, around the lodge and to the hikers parking lot.
North Plateau Bankhead Pkwy Connector
Jun 7, 2024 @ 8:34am
Jun 7, 2024
06/07 - region drying, some wet/muddy spots in the usual areas reporter
Mountain Mist
Jun 7, 2024 @ 8:34am
Jun 7, 2024
06/07 - region drying, some wet/muddy spots in the usual areas reporter
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