4.2 miles
Distance
173 ft
Climb
-168 ft
Descent
1,625 ft
High Point

Course 4 & 8:
Short Course: Starting from the picnic area pavilion, go behind lodge and out SP--> SP to a Lt. on FT--> FT to a Rt. On Bog Trail--> Lt. on FBT--> at the end of FBT take cabin road, cross overlook and take NP--> NP all the way back, crossing in front of guard shack, come out by overlook and finish back at pavilion.

Long Course: Same start as short, but going straight on FT taking Rt. On FBT (heading towards O’shan Point)--> at point take MM--> at first Sinks crossing turn Rt. And go down and through the sinks, up and out to closed road, cross closed road, and up cold springs to NP where it will rejoin the short course and finish same as SC.

Detailed Description
2018 SORBA-Hsv TTT#4&8 - Short Course is a 4 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 9 trails. This route climbs 173 ft with a max elevation of 1,625 ft then descends -168 ft.
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2 Reviews & 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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  • + 2
ventureearth (Aug 2, 2018 at 9:59)
This is an awesome course!
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  • Race Course
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  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    15
More Stats for 2018 SORBA-Hsv TTT#4&8 - Short Course mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    1,571 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,579 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,581 ft
  • Grade max
    -17.5%
  • Grade min
    12%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
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