5.7 miles
Distance
880 ft
Climb
-883 ft
Descent
1,016 ft
High Point

Nice little ride on South Mountain. Starts at alpine parking heads out to the log trail by way of yellow and uplands. back down to alpine through bug.

Detailed Description
Alpine to Log and Back is a 6 mile popular intermediate route located near Allentown Pennsylvania. This mountain bike only route and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 14 trails. This route climbs 880 ft with a max elevation of 1,016 ft then descends -883 ft.
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3 Reviews & Comments

  • + 1
BzLk8xYw (Sep 24, 2022 at 11:40)
Nope. Not a good ride. As a 60 yo advanced beginner we wouldn’t recommend this ride. Carried our bikes a lot. We called this our morning Hike and went to Nock’s for 6 miles more to get 10 miles in for the day.I’d recommend S Mtn for hiking
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skiphreaknj (Aug 4, 2022 at 6:59)
Climbing up was less than fun. Much better to climb blue and come down yellow IMHO.
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pa-yglide (Apr 30, 2020 at 18:59)
Why climb yellow counter clockwise like this? Go straight up blue ride log in the direction suggested. Climb up powerline DESCEND yellow climb up blue to descend blue as shown in suggested route.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Out & Back
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Alpine to Log and Back mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    430 ft
  • Altitude start
    433 ft
  • Altitude end
    430 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -43.1%
  • Grade min
    38.3%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
Avg: 3.5 (4 votes)
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