6 miles
Distance
957 ft
Climb
-958 ft
Descent
3,069 ft
High Point

This great loop starts and ends at the Corn Mill Shoals Parking Area. Crossing the main road get on the Corn Mill Shoals Dirt Road and take the first left up Longside Trail. Continue on the right at the split, not taking Twixt Trail. This will end on the Pine Tree Trail and you will NOT go left, stay straightish, looping around to the right on Pine Tree. You will eventually cross the Staton Road (paved) and carry on to the Cascade trail, following that around to a left hand turn back to Pine Tree before crossing the Staton paved road again near the intersection of the other paved road (Cascade Lake Rd).
Jump on Cascade Lake Trail and take the dirt road on your right called Rock Quarry Road and start climbing!
At the top of the quarry climb take another left onto the double track, called Buck Ridge Road, following it all the way up to the Micajah Trail on the left. This sweet single track will give you a little taste of some east coast slick rock and ripping rooty and rocky descents. Stay right on Wilkie for a fun downhill to the parking area on the Left when you pop out near the road.

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Details

  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    1
More Stats for #8- Pine Tree/Cascade/Micajah/Wilkie - Roam Fest East Crankjoy Route mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    2,626 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,722 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,722 ft
  • Grade max
    -36.221%
  • Grade min
    23.782%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,547 ft
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Micajah
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Micajah Trail
Apr 12, 2018 @ 1:22pm
Apr 12, 2018
Buck Ridge Road
Apr 12, 2018 @ 1:22pm
Apr 12, 2018
Wilkie
Apr 12, 2018 @ 1:22pm
Apr 12, 2018
Rock Quarry Road
Apr 12, 2018 @ 1:22pm
Apr 12, 2018
logging continues, but road in good shape.
Pine Tree Trail
Mar 9, 2018 @ 10:21am
Mar 9, 2018
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