31.7 miles
Distance
4,682 ft
Climb
-4,431 ft
Descent
1,790 ft
High Point

This is the Snake 34 Mile Route. It starts at the Dry Creek Parking Lot and finishes at the Dalton Trade Center lower gravel parking lot aka "The Snake Pit"

Detailed Description
The Snake 34 Miler is a 32 mile intermediate race route located near Dalton Georgia. This mountain bike primary route. This route includes 10 trails. This route climbs 4,682 ft with a max elevation of 1,790 ft then descends -4,431 ft.
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  • Race Course
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • Horse
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Bike type
    AM
More Stats for The Snake 34 Miler mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    8 hr 48 min
  • Altitude change
    251 ft
  • Altitude min
    783 ft
  • Altitude start
    789 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,040 ft
  • Grade
    0.2%
  • Grade max
    -64.5%
  • Grade min
    36.9%
  • Distance climb
    15 miles
  • Distance down
    14 miles
  • Distance flat
    3 miles

Directions

  1. Walk north on FS 226.
  2. Continue for 100 meters.
  3. Walk north on FS 226.
  4. Continue for 500 meters.
  5. Walk northeast on FS 226.
  6. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  7. Walk north on FS 226.
  8. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  9. Bear right onto OLD Pinhoti Trail.
  10. Continue for 400 meters.
  11. Keep right to take Pinhoti (East Armuchee - Snake Creek Gap).
  12. Continue for 900 meters.
  13. Walk east on Pinhoti (East Armuchee - Snake Creek Gap).
  14. Continue for 2.5 kilometers.
  15. Walk east on Pinhoti (East Armuchee - Snake Creek Gap).
  16. Continue for 2 kilometers.
  17. Walk north on Pinhoti (East Armuchee - Snake Creek Gap).
  18. Continue for 2.5 kilometers.
  19. Walk southeast on Pinhoti Trail - North Route.
  20. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  21. Walk northeast on Pinhoti Trail - North Route.
  22. Continue for 800 meters.
  23. Walk north on Pinhoti Trail - North Route.
  24. Continue for 4 kilometers.
  25. Turn left onto Pinhoti Trail - Snake Creek Gap.
  26. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  27. Walk north on Pinhoti Trail - Snake Creek Gap.
  28. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  29. Walk north on Pinhoti Trail - Snake Creek Gap.
  30. Continue for 6 kilometers.
  31. Walk north on Pinhoti Trail - The Snake.
  32. Continue for 9 kilometers.
  33. Walk south on Pinhoti Trail - The Snake.
  34. Continue for 300 meters.
  35. Walk south on Pinhoti Trail - The Snake.
  36. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  37. Walk southeast on Pinhoti Trail - The Snake.
  38. Continue for 700 meters.
  39. Walk north on Pinhoti Trail - The Snake.
  40. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  41. Keep left to stay on Pinhoti Trail - The Snake.
  42. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  43. Walk north on Pinhoti Trail - The Snake.
  44. Continue for 400 meters.
  45. Walk east on Pinhoti Trail - The Snake.
  46. Continue for 2 kilometers.
  47. Walk southeast on Pinhoti Trail - The Snake.
  48. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  49. Walk north on Pinhoti Trail - The Snake.
  50. Continue for 900 meters.
  51. Walk north on Pinhoti Trail - Dug Mountain.
  52. Continue for 2 kilometers.
  53. Walk north on Pinhoti Trail - Dug Mountain.
  54. Continue for 2 kilometers.
  55. Walk north on Pinhoti Trail - Dug Mountain.
  56. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  57. Bear right onto Dug Gap Mountain Road.
  58. Continue for 500 meters.
  59. Walk north on Dug Gap Mountain Road.
  60. Continue for 2 kilometers.
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