3.1 miles
Distance
184 ft
Climb
-190 ft
Descent
586 ft
High Point

The Red on Black race course tours the Sandmans area in the north western corner of Catamount. The course begins with a lot of wider ski trails before finally finding single track at Balsams onto Cliffs of Insanity. The first climb will be up Newts ridge before quickly turning back down the Rock Ridge. The course will then go out to ride Moose poop and return to finish via Porcupine and Woodstrace.

CADET CUTOFFS will be at Clabber bridge taking Cliffs towards Post Rd, AND at the top of Newts Ridge connecting back to Porcupine

*logging expected by late August in NW trails

Detailed Description
2023 Red on Black Race is a 3 mile intermediate race route located near Williston Vermont. This mountain bike primary route. This route includes 7 trails. This route climbs 184 ft with a max elevation of 586 ft then descends -190 ft.
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  • Race Course
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • E-Bike
    • Gravel Bike
    • Winter Fat Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Gravel, Uni
More Stats for 2023 Red on Black Race mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    37 min 7 sec
  • Altitude change
    -7 ft
  • Altitude min
    504 ft
  • Altitude start
    576 ft
  • Altitude end
    571 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -22.9%
  • Grade min
    29.1%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    3,862 ft

Directions

  1. Walk east on Night Trail.
  2. Continue for 50 meters.
  3. Turn left to stay on Night Trail.
  4. Continue for 300 meters.
  5. Turn left onto Wood's Trace.
  6. Continue for 30 meters.
  7. Keep straight to stay on Wood's Trace.
  8. Continue for 60 meters.
  9. Keep left to stay on Wood's Trace.
  10. Continue for 40 meters.
  11. Keep right to stay on Wood's Trace.
  12. Continue for 80 meters.
  13. Keep right to stay on Wood's Trace.
  14. Continue for 20 meters.
  15. Keep straight to stay on Wood's Trace.
  16. Continue for 20 meters.
  17. Keep right to stay on Wood's Trace.
  18. Continue for 50 meters.
  19. Keep left to stay on Wood's Trace.
  20. Continue for 40 meters.
  21. Keep left to stay on Wood's Trace.
  22. Continue for 30 meters.
  23. Keep left to stay on Wood's Trace.
  24. Continue for 100 meters.
  25. Make a right U-turn to stay on Wood's Trace.
  26. Continue for 30 meters.
  27. Walk northwest on Wood's Trace.
  28. Continue for 90 meters.
  29. Turn right onto Sandmans.
  30. Continue for 10 meters.
  31. Keep left to stay on Sandmans.
  32. Continue for 40 meters.
  33. Make a right U-turn to stay on Sandmans.
  34. Continue for 40 meters.
  35. Walk north on Moose Poop.
  36. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  37. Walk southeast on Slick Rock.
  38. Continue for 20 meters.
  39. Walk east on Slick Rock.
  40. Continue for 20 meters.
  41. Walk east on Slick Rock.
  42. Continue for 20 meters.
  43. Walk southwest on Slick Rock.
  44. Continue for 20 meters.
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