6.2 miles
Distance
848 ft
Climb
-851 ft
Descent
1,319 ft
High Point
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The course starts in the grassy area just south of the sand pit volleyball courts at Camp Hydaway. Head south and then west to get to Lasso clockwise, cross the creek and take the Lasso connector trail to Trail Too Far. Climb about 2/3 of the way up before taking a right on Lake Hydaway Road. When the road takes a hard right, look for some doubletrack on the left (you have to climb up the bank of the road). Take this doubletrack, complete with jumpable water bars down across Lake Trail and cross the wide bridge to join Falwell Rd. Take a right on Cut 'Em Off Pass and follow that all the way until you go around a gate just before Monogram Road. Take a right on 1971 and go around back to Monogram Road. Climb Monogram Road to the intersection with Valley Valley View Rd. Look for the doubletrack climb up Playground (just to the right of the trail map kiosk). Descend Playground, cross Valley View Rd., hang a right on Horton's Loop (look for the line that drops over a rock ledge before taking a right turn). Stay on Horton's Loop for a hundred and fifty yards or so before jumping back onto Valley View Rd. Take a left on the singletrack up to Idiot's Run and take a right on Idiot's Run. At the top of the mild climb, take a right onto Killer Bees. Cross Valley View Rd. and continue on Killer Bees all the way to the bottom. Take a left on Oaks Way. At the pile of old bridge building material (set up as a jump currently), take a right on The Great Escape. Climb Great Escape, across Champion Road, and descend down to cross Raccoon Alley. After a short, rocky run down Great Escape, take a hard left to cross the creek onto the end of Idiot's Run. Take a left onto Dirty Ridge (if you reach the stairs to the right of the dam, you've gone too far). Cross the creek, climb the left side of the dam, and follow the road back to Camp Hydaway

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2018 Virginia Commonwealth Games MtB Race Course is a 6 mile intermediate race route located near Lynchburg Virginia. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 7 trails. This route climbs 848 ft with a max elevation of 1,319 ft then descends -851 ft.
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  • Race Course
  • Race Date
    Sunday July 29, 2018 at 11:00am
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    12
More Stats for 2018 Virginia Commonwealth Games MtB Race Course mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    1 hr 9 min
  • Altitude min
    782 ft
  • Altitude start
    826 ft
  • Altitude end
    823 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -55.2%
  • Grade min
    27.9%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,264 ft
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Panama Trail
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Lasso Loop Cutoff
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