5.7 miles
Distance
752 ft
Climb
-761 ft
Descent
1,385 ft
High Point

This loop hits up some of the BATS trails on the Southside of the network including some unmapped trails. Follow the route for the best climbs/descents, as some trails are better descents.

Detailed Description
BATS Southside 2 is a 6 mile popular expert route located near Bennington Vermont. This mountain bike only route and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 7 trails. This route climbs 752 ft with a max elevation of 1,385 ft then descends -761 ft.
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Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Out & Back
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for BATS Southside 2 mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    42 min 9 sec
  • Altitude min
    1,023 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,085 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,073 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -25.4%
  • Grade min
    31%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,436 ft

Directions

  1. Bike west on Everett Ballcourt.
  2. Continue for 40 meters.
  3. Bike south on Hops and Vines.
  4. Continue for 90 meters.
  5. Turn right to stay on Hops and Vines.
  6. Continue for 40 meters.
  7. Bike south on The Green Man.
  8. Continue for 100 meters.
  9. Bike west on The Green Man.
  10. Continue for 300 meters.
  11. Turn left to stay on The Green Man.
  12. Continue for 80 meters.
  13. Bike west on The Green Man.
  14. Continue for 30 meters.
  15. Turn left to stay on The Green Man.
  16. Continue for 100 meters.
  17. Bike west on The Green Man.
  18. Continue for 200 meters.
  19. Bike southeast on Three Fields.
  20. Continue for 100 meters.
  21. Bike south on Three Fields.
  22. Continue for 300 meters.
  23. Bike southeast on Flat Tire.
  24. Continue for 300 meters.
  25. Bike south on Flat Tire.
  26. Continue for 200 meters.
  27. Bike north on Flat Tire.
  28. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  29. Bike north on Flat Tire.
  30. Continue for 40 meters.
  31. Bike north on Flat Tire.
  32. Continue for 60 meters.
  33. Bike northeast on Running Bear.
  34. Continue for 300 meters.
  35. Bike south on Running Bear.
  36. Continue for 30 meters.
  37. Bike south on Running Bear.
  38. Continue for 200 meters.
  39. Bike west on Running Bear.
  40. Continue for 50 meters.
  41. Bike south on Running Bear.
  42. Continue for 30 meters.
  43. Bike east on Singletrack Connector.
  44. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  45. Bike east on Singletrack Connector.
  46. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  47. Bike west on Singletrack Connector.
  48. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  49. Bike west on Singletrack Connector.
  50. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  51. Bike north on Singletrack Connector.
  52. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  53. Bike east on Singletrack Connector.
  54. Continue for 200 meters.
  55. Turn left onto Hogan Logging Road.
  56. Continue for 100 meters.
  57. Bike west on Singletrack Connector.
  58. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  59. Bike west on Singletrack Connector.
  60. Continue for 10 meters.
  61. Turn right onto Running Bear.
  62. Continue for 100 meters.
  63. Bike north on Running Bear.
  64. Continue for 100 meters.
  65. Bike southwest on Jacobs Ladder.
  66. Continue for 40 meters.
  67. Bike southwest on Jacobs Ladder.
  68. Continue for 80 meters.
  69. Bike southwest on Jacobs Ladder.
  70. Continue for 30 meters.
  71. Make a sharp right to stay on Jacobs Ladder.
  72. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  73. Bike southwest on Jacobs Ladder.
  74. Continue for 30 meters.
  75. Make a sharp right to stay on Jacobs Ladder.
  76. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  77. Bike southwest on Jacobs Ladder.
  78. Continue for 30 meters.
  79. Bike southeast on Jacobs Ladder.
  80. Continue for 50 meters.
  81. Bike south on Jacobs Ladder.
  82. Continue for 90 meters.
  83. Bike northeast on Jacobs Ladder.
  84. Continue for 900 meters.
  85. Bear right onto The Old Pines.
  86. Continue for 500 meters.
  87. Turn left onto Mountain Dew.
  88. Continue for 70 meters.
  89. Bike west on Jacobs Ladder.
  90. Continue for 60 meters.
  91. Bike southwest on Jacobs Ladder.
  92. Continue for 30 meters.
  93. Bike southwest on Jacobs Ladder.
  94. Continue for 30 meters.
  95. Bike northwest on Mountain Dew.
  96. Continue for 10 meters.
  97. Bike north on Mountain Dew.
  98. Continue for 20 meters.
  99. Bike north on Mountain Dew.
  100. Continue for 200 meters.
  101. Bike northeast on Mountain Dew.
  102. Continue for 300 meters.
  103. Bike east on Mountain Dew.
  104. Continue for 200 meters.
  105. Bike northeast on Mountain Dew.
  106. Continue for 300 meters.
  107. Bike north on Mountain Dew.
  108. Continue for 500 meters.
  109. Bike south on Mountain Dew.
  110. Continue for 60 meters.
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