12 miles
Distance
2,223 ft
Climb
-2,224 ft
Descent
2,590 ft
High Point

Objects in mirror are closer than they may appear.

Though everyone seems to be enamored with the Flow Trail, Braille is still the best shreddy trail out there—more natural terrain with optional jumps, drops and stunts. It's short but sweet. And you can do a second lkap by climbing up Sulpher Springs back to the top and repeating it.

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More Stats for Demo Braille Bomber mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    0 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,036 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,640 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,640 ft
  • Grade
    0.001%
  • Grade max
    -41.24%
  • Grade min
    35.844%
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,140 ft
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  • Snow Packed
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
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  • Dry
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      traildateconditiondescription
      Braille DH
      Dec 29, 2018 @ 1:21pm
      Dec 29, 2018
      Well drained and no mud from the last rains, but still tacky high traction soil. Running really well.
      Ridge Trail
      Dec 19, 2018 @ 1:51pm
      Dec 19, 2018
      Small spots of mud but good to go otherwise
      Aptos Creek Road
      Jul 15, 2018 @ 5:03pm
      Jul 15, 2018
      Buzzard Lagoon Road
      Apr 17, 2018 @ 4:28pm
      Apr 17, 2018
      A few puddles on the top where it is flat. Great elsewhere.
      Hihns Sulphur Spring Road
      Feb 2, 2018 @ 1:14pm
      Feb 2, 2018
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