269.2 miles
Distance
34,822 ft
Climb
-35,203 ft
Descent
4,377 ft
High Point

RockStar VA is a 270 mile bikepacking route from Rocktown (Harrisonburg) to the Star City (Roanoke). There are both RockStar TRAIL and GRAVEL route options. This Trail Forks route details the RockStar TRAIL Route.

THE ROUTES
[In addition to Trail Forks both the TRAIL and GRAVEL routes are detailed on numerous other platforms]
RockStar TRAIL Route
Strava Route: https://www.strava.com/routes/12124095
Ride with GPS:


RockStar GRAVEL Route
https://www.strava.com/routes/12197408

RockStar Google Map (Both Routes + Lodging & POIs):
www.tinyurl.com/rockstargooglemap

GPX Files: tinyurl.com/rockstargpx

The route is an amazing, super-premier east coast mountain bike dream ride. 70% singletrack, arguably some of the world's best, RockStar is already being regarded as a legendary challenge ride. RockStar does not exhaustively explore all trail areas it touches BUT it will give folks a good taste of each ride destination the route encounters to hopefully fuel their interest in coming back again and again. Make no mistake, this is a rider's course. it's *not* a get you from A to B on dirt as directly as possible. It's a route that will thrill and delight. you'll be bursting with excitement at Black Sheep Coffee Harrisonburg​ and when you arrive at the Texas Tavern​ in Roanoke you will have done something incredibly epic, amazing and very possibly life changing.

RockStar VA Shuttle Service by Roanoke Mountain Adventures​
(540) 525-8295 RMA will shuttle RockStar riders year-round Just call to pre-arrange a shuttle!
Leave a car in Harrisonburg and RMA will bring you back when your RockStar VA adventure is complete, or, ahead of the event leave a car in Roanoke and have RMA bring you to Harrisonburg for the event start!
Rates:
3 people - $108/person
4 people - $90/person
5 people - $75/person
6 people - $65/person
7 people - $58/person
8 people - $52/person
9 people - $48/person
https://www.facebook.com/roanokeadventures/
http://roanokemountainadventures.com/

Detailed Description
RockStar TRAIL Route is a 269 mile popular expert route located near Harrisonburg Virginia. This mountain bike only route can be used both directions and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 20 trails. This route climbs 34,822 ft with a max elevation of 4,377 ft then descends -35,203 ft.
Local Trail Association
Local trail association
Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition (svbcoalition.org)
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for RockStar TRAIL Route mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    41 hr 40 min
  • Altitude change
    -380 ft
  • Altitude min
    914 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,314 ft
  • Altitude end
    935 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -69.2%
  • Grade min
    99.8%
  • Distance climb
    126 miles
  • Distance down
    126 miles
  • Distance flat
    17 miles
Avg: 4 (3 votes)
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