4.6 miles
Distance
316 ft
Climb
-297 ft
Descent
1,623 ft
High Point

Starting things off with the 2019 Time Trials Long Course #1 & #5. Riders will have a chance to get the feeling of racing back under their belts.

Detailed Description
2019 HAMR Time Trials Long Course #1 & #5 is a 5 mile intermediate 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 13 trails. This route climbs 316 ft with a max elevation of 1,623 ft then descends -297 ft.
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7 Reviews & Comments

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ridebhm RIDEBHM (Aug 28, 2022 at 14:47)
Not sure why this trail is a black diamond seemed extremely flat to me. I got on from sinks so maybe the beginning is harder
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datoes1441 (Sep 4, 2022 at 17:29)
Yea, the southern half of Mountain Mist has a different character than the trail from sinks to the closed road. there's some tougher moves over rocks on the southern half that the northern half just doesn't have.
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notsohardtail (Aug 26, 2022 at 13:32)
Large tree blocking both portions of trail at the slpit
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dworthy (Aug 23, 2021 at 7:24)
Trail Sinks
Tree down on sinks off closed road just after the second sharp turn
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gatoryak (Nov 19, 2020 at 5:38)
I apologize for the lack of specificity - I forgot that there are two Mountain Mist/Sinks intersections. The obstacle tree is on Mtn Mist, south of the southern Mist/Sinks intersection.
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jbehounek (Jan 6, 2019 at 12:33)
The section coming off of South Plateau is very rocky, technical,
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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
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for 2019 HAMR Time Trials Long Course #1 & #5 mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    1,401 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,579 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,598 ft
  • Grade
    0.1%
  • Grade max
    -45.1%
  • Grade min
    26.5%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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South Plateau Loop
Jan 29, 2023 @ 8:04pm
21 hours
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
21 hours
rain, region closed, please don't ride wet trails, wait 24-48hrs after last rain event or until re-opened reporter
Sinks
Jan 29, 2023 @ 8:04pm
21 hours
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
21 hours
rain, region closed, please don't ride wet trails, wait 24-48hrs after last rain event or until re-opened reporter
Mountain Mist
Jan 29, 2023 @ 8:03pm
21 hours
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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