17.5 miles
Distance
1,806 ft
Climb
-1,813 ft
Descent
3,042 ft
High Point

Dupont mountain bike loop

Detailed Description
Best of DuPont is a 17 mile popular intermediate route located near Cedar Mountain North Carolina. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 6 trails. This route climbs 1,806 ft with a max elevation of 3,042 ft then descends -1,813 ft.
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13 Reviews & Comments

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atkinsonpm (Sep 24, 2022 at 14:00)
Rode Sept 2022
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Klesickm (Jul 29, 2022 at 15:22)
Idk why this doesn't get more love, but it's a phenomenal downhill run littered with natural jumps and drops with tight, yet fast action. Get on it!
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Jtaft27 (Apr 21, 2022 at 16:14)
Great route. Not a whole lot of Pisgah like tech. Good flow sections, some decent uphill challenge and a lot more gravel and flat double wide than I expected. Creek crossings were doable. Overall a great intro to what DuPont offers. Did the 17 miles in 2hrs and change.
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Truewill (Oct 30, 2021 at 11:31)
This was a great ride for my return to DuPont after 7 years. Was rainy and so slow going but not too muddy.took 3+ hours, but I like a long ride. I really enjoyed it so thanks to the one who mapped it out & posted it.
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NERyder (Apr 18, 2021 at 4:20)
Nice climbing road, though if you had to come down it it has a lot of crests you could boost to make it more engaging
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provin1327 (Apr 3, 2021 at 17:50)
As others have said fast and fun but its over too quick!
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Baileym76 (Jul 27, 2020 at 12:42)
Rode this on Sunday July 26. Lots of muddy spots in the usual places. This route will beat your legs up on the climbs but hits the best fun downhills of DuPont. I had a blast and can’t wait to ride it again
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chadgo31 (Oct 27, 2020 at 10:19)
Hi,a small group of friends are doing this ride next wknd. How long did it take you to do the Best of Dupont Loop? I've been riding bikes for 30+ yrs. I"m not a fast, but a steady rider. Doesn't look too terrible...
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SCxXxMTB (Oct 9, 2019 at 21:09)
Only thing wrong with this DH is that it's not 10x longer. Fast shot of adrenaline right to the heart.
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Joshua7Dunn (Sep 19, 2019 at 4:35)
Trail Hilltop
These pictures of big jumps are of the wrong trail. These are pictures of Hilltop Bike Park.
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SeanThePirate (Apr 15, 2018 at 14:39)
Great little DH on first 1/2
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Elduder714 (May 28, 2017 at 19:59)
Trail Hilltop
Way better than taking imaging lake road up.
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Elduder714 (May 28, 2017 at 19:57)
One of the most fun runs here
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More Stats for Best of DuPont mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -7 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,314 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,326 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,320 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -42%
  • Grade min
    23%
  • Distance climb
    9 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,085 ft
Avg: 3.5 (6 votes)
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