4.8 miles
Distance
319 ft
Climb
-314 ft
Descent
00:32:39
Avg time
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Briar Chapel Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Briar Chapel
    Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #74428 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Great loop that includes some fun flowing sections, baby heads, and little creek bridge crossings.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Briar Chapel mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    6 ft
  • Altitude min
    403 ft
  • Altitude max
    558 ft
  • Altitude start
    409 ft
  • Altitude end
    417 ft
  • Grade max
    -13.9%
  • Grade min
    17.5%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
  • Avg time
    00:32:39
  • Avg reverse time
    00:44:54
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on Oct 9, 2021
Avg: 3.25 (8 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
Trail Flow (Ridden Direction)
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Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
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  • One Direction
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  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
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      Briar Chapel Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 12 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 185 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 508 rides
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      Photos

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      152 |
      May 12, 2020 @ 8:29pm
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      May 12, 2020 @ 8:28pm
      May 12, 2020
      88 |
      May 12, 2020 @ 8:28pm
      May 12, 2020
      94 |
      May 12, 2020 @ 8:27pm
      May 12, 2020

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      TORCFest Briar Chapel Full Pull
      11 miles

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