5.3 miles
Distance
331 ft
Climb
-333 ft
Descent
210 ft
High Point

This lollipop route tours the most popular front-country granite trails, with a warm-up/cool down on the green Clark Kent trail.

Park at or ride to Hartlen Park.

If it is very wet or freeze/thaw conditions, avoid Clark Kent and ride in on the parallel roads to Divide trail trailhead.

Fire Escape trail is a downhill slab that is rated black, but most intermediate riders should be OK with it. Take your time or or walk it.

Detailed Description
Blue Granite Tour is a 8502 popular intermediate route located near Halifax Nova Scotia. This mountain bike primary route can be used both directions and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 8 trails. This route climbs 100.9 with a max elevation of 64.1 then descends -101.5.
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McIntosh Run Watershed Association (mcintoshrun.ca)
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Trails in Route

Clark Kent2,631 ft
Divide3,130 ft
I/O689 ft
Osprey2,572 ft
Schnitzel1,371 ft
Divide2,884 ft
Clark Kent2,608 ft

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  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    30
More Stats for Blue Granite Tour mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    131 ft
  • Altitude start
    163 ft
  • Altitude end
    164 ft
  • Grade max
    -17.3%
  • Grade min
    15.9%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Divide
May 21, 2022 @ 7:08am
May 21, 2022
Osprey
May 21, 2022 @ 7:08am
May 21, 2022
I/O
May 21, 2022 @ 7:08am
May 21, 2022
Clark Kent
May 21, 2022 @ 7:08am
May 21, 2022
Schnitzel
May 13, 2022 @ 2:04pm
May 13, 2022
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