4,277 ft
Distance
3 ft
Climb
-306 ft
Descent
00:08:32
Avg time

Burning Spear Details

  • Riding area
    Perry Hill
    Waterbury, Vermont
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • eBike Allowed
    No
  • TTFs on trail
    Drop, Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
    #7853

Starting from the summit of Perry Hill, all your climbing will be rewarded with a fast, flowy, at-times technical decent. Don't be fooled - this isn't a 'flow trail' but more of a classic Vermont downhill. There are definitely some advanced moves on Spear, but overall it's all-rider friendly. At the bottom you can continue descending on Rastaman or use Scotch Tape to get back to the bottom of Permission and Joe's.

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More Stats for Burning Spear mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -303 ft
  • Altitude min
    969 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,272 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,272 ft
  • Altitude end
    969 ft
  • Grade
    -7.094%
  • Grade max
    -30.995%
  • Grade min
    1.304%
  • Distance climb
    228 ft
  • Distance down
    3,901 ft
  • Distance flat
    148 ft
  • Avg time
    00:08:32
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Status:
on Aug 21, 2017
Dry
Avg: 4.6 (6 votes)

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Burning Spear Trail Reports

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Aug 21, 2017 @ 6:51am
3 days
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Aug 19, 2017 @ 6:31am
Aug 19, 2017
reporter Could be a bit wet after last night's rain. Be easy, Jah Rasta.
Aug 18, 2017 @ 6:15am
Aug 18, 2017
reporter Well, that was a lot of rain. It's supposed to end by 11AM today - so if it does, look for an update this afternoon potentially moving trails to...
Aug 16, 2017 @ 2:22pm
Aug 16, 2017
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Aug 8, 2017 @ 2:42am
Aug 8, 2017
reporter Might be some muddy spots out there today after yesterday's rain and it might rain a bit more today - be easy on the trails.
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Jul 7, 2016 @ 2:29pm
Jul 7, 2016
Burning Spear, Waterbury

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Burning Spear at Perry Hill in Waterbury, VT
5:00 | 674 | Jun 20, 2012 , Waterbury
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