3 miles
Distance
468 ft
Climb
-461 ft
Descent
00:22:33
Avg time

Academy Loop Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    U.S. National Whitewater Center
    Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Bridge, Drop, Jump, Ladder Bridge
  • Global Ranking
    #44196 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    30 in Mountain Biking

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More Stats for Academy Loop mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    7 ft
  • Altitude min
    576 ft
  • Altitude max
    685 ft
  • Altitude start
    576 ft
  • Altitude end
    583 ft
  • Grade
    0.048%
  • Grade max
    -22.206%
  • Grade min
    20.53%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,279 ft
  • Avg time
    00:22:33
  • Avg reverse time
    00:19:09
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Status:
on Apr 28, 2020
Ideal
Avg: 3.35 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • popular
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Trail Difficulties
  • 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
  • Ideal
  • 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
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      Academy Loop Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Apr 28, 2020 @ 2:08pm
      Apr 28, 2020
      Sep 10, 2019 @ 2:31pm
      Sep 10, 2019
      Jul 1, 2019 @ 11:58am
      Jul 1, 2019
      Dec 31, 2018 @ 8:20am
      Dec 31, 2018
      reporter
      Oct 13, 2018 @ 5:10pm
      Oct 13, 2018
      Trail is fine except before the bridge where Academy and Carolina Thread intersect - major, unavoidable, deep, stinky mud hole!
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 130 rides
      • 19 miles avg distance
      All
      • 454 rides
      •  

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      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Half Enchilada USNWC
      22 miles
      2019 Whole Enchilada 2019 race
      35 miles

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