1.5 miles
Distance
-523 ft
Descent
00:16:13
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6000 Steps Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Snowshoe Backcountry
    Snowshoe Village, West Virginia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Mixed
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
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  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    June - October
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #43030 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #50540 in Trail Running
    • #25915 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 80 in Hiking
  • Land Owner

6000 Steps is a great Backcountry Trail for the emerging MTB enthusiast. Offering a mix of roots, rocks, and off camber; this trail eventually meets with an old Rail Grade. Riders will have a creek crossing and then exit by Soaring Eagle Lift. Following the Shavers Lake Access Trail will get Riders back to Ballhooter Lift.

Access Info

Riders can take Double Track Access Road on Cheat Mnt Ridge Trail from Top of the World. Keep your eyes open for the Backcountry Trail marker for "6000 Steps" on the left. Singletrack access to this trail can be achieved by taking "Bear Skat" to "Unemployment Highway."

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for 6000 Steps multi-use trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -523 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,150 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,674 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,674 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,150 ft
  • Grade
    -6.4%
  • Grade max
    -19.1%
  • Grade min
    1.1%
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Avg time
    00:16:13
  • Avg reverse time
    00:28:03
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on Aug 5, 2023
Ideal
Avg: 4.15 (6 votes)
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      6 Months
      • 73 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
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      • 546 rides
      • Last: Nov 4, 2022

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