3 miles
Distance
868 ft
Climb
-452 ft
Descent
00:43:58
Avg time

17 Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    The Summit Bechtel Reserve
    Glen Jean, West Virginia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Machine Groomed
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Uphill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #8327 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking
  • Year Opened
    2013
  • Land Manager
    Summit Bechtel Reserve

A rolling climb from Low Gear to High Gear. Of the two uphill trails this one is longer, but a gentler gradient.

Access Info

At the moment The Summit is only open to special programs, events and the New River Bicycle Union. See http://www.summitbsa.org/ for more information on Scouting and Youth programs. See http://www.newriverbicycleunion.org for more info on the NRBU club access.

Bike Park

More Stats for 17 bike trail
  • Altitude change
    415 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,020 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,441 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,020 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,435 ft
  • Grade
    2.778%
  • Grade max
    -24.164%
  • Grade min
    47.52%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    5,175 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,745 ft
  • Avg time
    00:43:58
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Status:
on Aug 10, 2018
Dry
Avg: 5 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to 17 trailhead (37.894720, -81.119280)
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      17 Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Aug 10, 2018 @ 7:23am
      Aug 10, 2018
      reporter
      Apr 24, 2018 @ 11:58am
      Apr 24, 2018
      reporter Tree down, mostly debris but will need chainsaw to fully clear trail.
      Apr 24, 2018 @ 11:58am
      Apr 24, 2018
      reporter Large tree down across trail, blocking trail.
      Apr 24, 2018 @ 11:58am
      Apr 24, 2018
      reporter Tree down, need chainsaw. This tree is just past the trail 11 Junction, so that is three trees between the road and just past trail 11.
      Apr 24, 2018 @ 11:58am
      Apr 24, 2018
      reporter Tree down across trail, chainsaw needed
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 9 rides
      • 27 miles avg distance
      All
      • 21 rides
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      Photos

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      Apr 24, 2018 @ 11:58am
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