3 miles
Distance
66 ft
Climb
-44 ft
Descent
2,662 ft
High Point

Back 40 Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Green Bank
    Marlinton, West Virginia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • eBike Allowed
  • Local Popularity
    5 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Green Bank Observatory

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Back 40 is a 3 mile less popular green singletrack trail located near Marlinton West Virginia. This mountain bike primary trail.

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The use of any electrical equipment that causes interference to radio astronomical observations is prohibited. This includes smartphones, cameras, electronic training aids, bluetooth, and other devices.

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More Stats for Back 40 mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    21 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,610 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,612 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,633 ft
  • Grade
    0.148%
  • Grade max
    -12.324%
  • Grade min
    10.368%
  • Distance climb
    2,077 ft
  • Distance down
    1,196 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,065 ft
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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
Trail Ridden Direction
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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
  • less popular
  • not 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
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to back-40-189701 trailhead (38.439320, -79.843860)
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      Back 40 Trail Reports

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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 0 rides
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      All
      • 2 rides
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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag LeftEye83 (Aug 11, 2019 at 18:25)
       A double track that can be muddy but a good trial for a beginner.
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