13 miles
Distance
1,791 ft
Climb
-1,791 ft
Descent
3,003 ft
High Point

This allstar, rockstar route starts and ends at Lake Imaging Parking Lot. Head outta the lot and climb up Jim Branch with a right on Isaac Heath right on Locust and straight across to Hilltop. Stop at Grassy Creek falls on your right to cool off and dunk your head (don't fall in!) and eat a snack! Get back on Lake Imaging Road and go downhill to the intersection with Buck Forest Rd, taking a left to climb all the way up to an open area, bearing right on the Guion Parking Trail, ducking into the forest on your right into the Kids Bike Loop (skills area) Hit a couple laps on the skinnies, teetertotter and bridges before popping out onto Sky Valley Road and taking a right to climb all the way up up up!!
At the top, look left for a small parking area and duck into the bushes for the Rocky Ridge Trail. Now hold on and FOCUS for these corners!! Get down to the bottom and go Left on the gravel road and cross the street to Guion and Rifle Trail, leading you back to Boundary Trail, take a left and a quick right onto Hickory Mountain Road. This will end in an open field with a small structure and from here you can decide if you want to do a lap up and around Hickory Mountain Loop (take a right and do the loop counterclockwise) This will end with a great descent and a right turn on Ridgeline for your final fun downhill back to the parking lot!

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Mitch's Dupont Route mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    2,307 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,331 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,331 ft
  • Grade max
    -25.278%
  • Grade min
    25.343%
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,388 ft
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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      Ridgeline
      Apr 14, 2019 @ 8:35am
      Apr 14, 2019
      Very wet during the rain but no mub
      Pitch Pine
      Apr 14, 2019 @ 3:57am
      Apr 14, 2019
      Three Lakes / Lake Dense
      Apr 6, 2019 @ 5:02am
      Apr 6, 2019
      Hickory Mountain Road
      Mar 29, 2019 @ 8:02am
      Mar 29, 2019
      Bridal Veil Falls Road
      Mar 17, 2019 @ 7:37am
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