14.9 miles
Distance
1,350 ft
Climb
-1,356 ft
Descent
1,419 ft
High Point

2016 Creature From Carvins Cove XC Race Course.

Designed for beginner and intermediate mountain bike racers, this 15 mile ride covers 1,200 ft of elevation gain.

Take Happy Valley ~3 miles
Left on Schoolhouse
Cross over Happy Valley and go straight on Little Bell
Right on Happy Valley and make a quick Left on Enchanted Forest
Left on Happy Valley
Left on Enchanted Forest
Left on Tuckaway
Right on Lower Comet
Right on Happy Valley
Left on Songbird
Cross over Tunnel to stay on Songbird
Left on Happy Valley
Left on Arrowhead
Left on Happy Valley ~4 miles back to Boat dock for finish line

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Detailed Description
Creature From Carvins Cove XC Race Course 2016 is a 15 mile intermediate race route located near Roanoke Virginia. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 9 trails. This route climbs 1,350 ft with a max elevation of 1,419 ft then descends -1,356 ft.
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5 Reviews & Comments

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appalachianmtbr (Aug 27, 2022 at 14:15)
Trail Arrowhead
Very fun. NOT fun as a finisher trail when you are exhausted.
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appalachianmtbr (Aug 20, 2022 at 12:54)
Nice beginner trail with 2 skinnies and a roller to practice on. Also makes a good "cool down" trail after descending Tuck A Way
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appalachianmtbr (Aug 20, 2022 at 12:49)
Trail Songbird
Didn't hear a single songbird. Heard a million cicadas. Excellent trail! Tons of fun.
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trixy (Dec 3, 2021 at 15:50)
Trail Songbird
Fast flowy single track.
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riderpat (May 22, 2021 at 19:23)
Trail Songbird
Beautiful single track, well balance!!!
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  • Race Course
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    17
More Stats for Creature From Carvins Cove XC Race Course 2016 mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    1,174 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,198 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,191 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -25.5%
  • Grade min
    28.7%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    3 miles
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Enchanted Forest
Sep 26, 2022 @ 3:09pm
Sep 26, 2022
Tuck-A-Way
Sep 18, 2022 @ 4:25pm
Sep 18, 2022
Tree down across the trail that is wedged and can’t be moved out of the way.
Songbird
Sep 3, 2022 @ 6:37pm
Sep 3, 2022
Schoolhouse
Sep 3, 2022 @ 6:36pm
Sep 3, 2022
Lower Comet
Aug 10, 2022 @ 2:17pm
Aug 10, 2022
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