11.6 miles
884 ft
-3,283 ft
4,357 ft
High Point

Connected a couple of routes together. Big Hollow down Meadow Knob to Hone quarry parking lot

Detailed Description
Big Hollow down Meadow Know is a 12 mile moderately popular expert route located near Stokesville Virginia. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 3 trails. This route climbs 884 ft with a max elevation of 4,357 ft then descends -3,283 ft.
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4 Reviews & Comments

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Btrister (Nov 21, 2022 at 13:10)
Trail Cliff Trail
Significantly more difficult than timber ridge. Timber/wolf is child’s play in comparison
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ihertzler (Oct 17, 2022 at 16:16)
Some of the farther east parts of this are difficult on a mountain bike, now sure how anyone drives out there. Some big mud puddles.
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willniccolls (Jul 17, 2022 at 13:56)
Trail Cliff Trail
You have to see it to believe it and you probably can't ride it.
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willniccolls (Jul 17, 2022 at 13:54)
Trail Meadow Knob
Great alternative to the crowds on Reddish. This review is only covering the trail from Meadow Knob to Cliff Trail. I haven't done the section from Cliff Trail junction on, instead it is more customary to take a right on the burly and unrelentingly rocky Cliff Trail back to Hone Quarry rec area.

Anyway, this section of Meadow Knob trail is an old school rumble, a straight line ridge run with lots of chattery rocks, steep chutes, sniper logs and rocks, and a few modest rock obstacles to warm you up for Cliff Trail. Expect overgrowth in summer months. It's got some very steep chutes and loose scree and after storms will have runnels and new rocks pop up. Not often done, but an adventurous, exciting descent from the scenic Meadow Knob to the top of Cliff Trail.

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Trails in Route


  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
More Stats for Big Hollow down Meadow Know mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -2,401 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,853 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,254 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,854 ft
  • Grade
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  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    8 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,913 ft
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Cliff Trail
Oct 18, 2022 @ 5:21am
Oct 18, 2022
Few big trees down on this descent.
Meadow Knob
Oct 17, 2022 @ 4:16pm
Oct 17, 2022
Overgrown at the top. Some small trees.
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