5.8 miles
Distance
406 ft
Climb
-379 ft
Descent
211 ft
High Point

One of the longer point to point routes at the Mac. Brings in most of what the Mac has to offer for Medium difficulty.

Detailed Description
The Long Crank is a 6 mile popular intermediate route located near Halifax Nova Scotia. This mountain bike only route can be used both directions and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 5 trails. This route climbs 406 ft with a max elevation of 211 ft then descends -379 ft.
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McIntosh Run Watershed Association (mcintoshrun.ca)
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Trails in Route

In-n-Out801 ft
Upper West Pine1,053 ft
West Pine1 mile
Duck 'n Run2 miles
Flat Lake4,390 ft

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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for The Long Crank mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    1 hr 22 min
  • Altitude change
    30 ft
  • Altitude min
    29 ft
  • Altitude start
    134 ft
  • Altitude end
    164 ft
  • Grade
    0.1%
  • Grade max
    -14.4%
  • Grade min
    19.7%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
Avg: 5 (2 votes)

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Duck N Run Double
Duck N Run Double
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May 3, 2024
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Flat Lake Trail - McIntosh Run
Flat Lake Trail - McIntosh Run
trail: Flat Lake
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Jun 20, 2023

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Flat Lake
Jul 13, 2024 @ 10:00am
2 hours
Overgrown vegetation. Trimmed, lopped, and removed trip hazards along Spar, Lou's, Flat Lake and Fire Escape trails. Opened up multiple drains
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West Pine
Jun 21, 2024 @ 9:16am
Jun 21, 2024
Porcupine crk boardwalk Rocks at entrance are falling away reporter
In-n-Out
Jun 14, 2024 @ 10:59am
Jun 14, 2024
Duck 'n Run
Oct 20, 2023 @ 10:33am
Oct 20, 2023
Upper West Pine
Sep 18, 2023 @ 12:39pm
Sep 18, 2023
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