3 miles
Distance
229 ft
Climb
-1,271 ft
Descent
00:25:31
Avg time
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Dody Ridge Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Spec Mines - Dody Ridge
    Montvale, Virginia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #63354 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

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More Stats for Dody Ridge bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,042 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,459 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,662 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,500 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,459 ft
  • Grade
    -7.601%
  • Grade max
    -46.169%
  • Grade min
    20.682%
  • Distance climb
    2,560 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    463 ft
  • Avg time
    00:25:31
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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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  • > 80%
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  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • 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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      Dody Ridge Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Aug 1, 2019 @ 6:28am
      Aug 1, 2019
      Dec 23, 2018 @ 8:22am
      Dec 23, 2018
      reporter
      Dec 8, 2018 @ 8:22am
      Dec 8, 2018
      Small tree down about 4 feet above ground.
      Aug 6, 2018 @ 5:28am
      Aug 6, 2018
      reporter Two trees down on lower part of trail
      Jul 7, 2018 @ 6:41am
      Jul 7, 2018
      reporter
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 5 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 27 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      All
      • 44 rides
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      Photos

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      flag Kylnman (Nov 1, 2019 at 13:43)
       Correction: the first half-mile trail coming off the Blue Ridge Parkway is called Brokehand Ridge. It intersects with Dody Ridge going left or right. Most go left to hit the rocks and head on through to Day Creek/Blackhorse Gap.
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