15.7 miles
Distance
1,096 ft
Climb
-1,095 ft
Descent
1,411 ft
High Point

The short creature This fun route has you doing a tour of all the lowers at Carvin's Cove, including the newly built Rock N' Roll!

Detailed Description
Creature from Carvins Cove XC 2021 is a 16 mile intermediate race route located near Roanoke Virginia. This mountain bike primary route. This route includes 7 trails. This route climbs 1,096 ft with a max elevation of 1,411 ft then descends -1,095 ft.
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  • Race Course
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • E-Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Ridelogs
    1
More Stats for Creature from Carvins Cove XC 2021 mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    2 hr 6 min
  • Altitude min
    1,177 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,187 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,188 ft
  • Grade max
    -23%
  • Grade min
    30.5%
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles

Directions

  1. Bike northeast on Happy Valley Fire Road.
  2. Continue for 6 kilometers.
  3. Make a sharp left onto Schoolhouse.
  4. Continue for 3 kilometers.
  5. Turn right onto Carvin's Cove Road.
  6. Continue for 10 meters.
  7. Turn left onto Enchanted Forest.
  8. Continue for 600 meters.
  9. Bear left onto Carvin's Cove Road.
  10. Continue for 200 meters.
  11. Bear left onto Tuck-A-Way.
  12. Continue for 700 meters.
  13. Turn right onto Upper Comet.
  14. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  15. Bear left onto Lower Comet.
  16. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  17. Bike north on Carvin's Cove Road.
  18. Continue for 70 meters.
  19. Turn left onto Songbird.
  20. Continue for 3 kilometers.
  21. Turn left onto Carvin's Cove Road.
  22. Continue for 300 meters.
  23. Turn left onto Arrowhead.
  24. Continue for 2.5 kilometers.
  25. Bike east on Happy Valley Fire Road.
  26. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  27. Turn left onto Rock-N-Roll.
  28. Continue for 3 kilometers.
  29. Bear right onto Happy Valley Fire Road.
  30. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  31. Keep left to stay on Happy Valley Fire Road.
  32. Continue for 6 kilometers.
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MTB Lower Comet Trail at Carvins Cove outside Roanoke, VA
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Lower Comet
Mar 17, 2024 @ 6:07am
Mar 17, 2024
Trees cleared
Little Bell
Mar 17, 2024 @ 6:07am
Mar 17, 2024
Trees cleared
Enchanted Forest
Mar 17, 2024 @ 6:07am
Mar 17, 2024
Trees cleared
Songbird
Mar 17, 2024 @ 6:07am
Mar 17, 2024
Trees cleared
Rock-N-Roll
Mar 17, 2024 @ 6:07am
Mar 17, 2024
Trees cleared
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