Seemingly never-ending berms take you from the start of the trail near Mount Paris Dam down to join into the Dambusters descent.
The Atlas mine was one of Derby's famed tin mines, the relics of which still can be found hidden beneath the moss and ferns. it is an all out wilderness trail, mostly descending. One of the few point-to-point trails in the network that can be accessed by vehicle at the top. Atlas is a white-knuckle roller coaster ride that will appeal to more experienced riders. The boulders and mossy Myrtle Beech forests along the way create an experience not to be missed.
Vertigo MTB provide shuttles to the top from the trailhead at Derby
Local Trail Association
More Stats for Atlas mountain bike trail
Altitude change-642 ft
Altitude min1,419 ft
Altitude max2,147 ft
Altitude start2,060 ft
Altitude end1,419 ft
Distance climb1.8 miles
Distance down2.9 miles
Distance flat1,562 ft
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Atlas Trail Reports
Apr 12, 2017 @ 5:36amApr 12, 2017
|Magnificent. Some puddles and mud, but in great condition.|
Feb 6, 2017 @ 3:59amFeb 6, 2017
|Great conditions all the way down. A few small stream crossing but nothing to even worry about. Smooth however some berms in lower section are...|
Routes with this trail
|Atlas into Derby via Dam Busters||12.0 miles|
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