3 miles
Distance
367 ft
Climb
-1,573 ft
Descent
00:43:29
Avg time

Elevator Shaft Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Roanoke
    , Virginia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Local Popularity
    45 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Think you can take the whole shaft?

Disclaimer

You need the land Access pass for this trail. Checkout Virginia wildlife government website for details.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Elevator Shaft mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,207 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,414 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,880 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,620 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,414 ft
  • Grade
    -8.5%
  • Grade max
    -62.2%
  • Grade min
    55.1%
  • Distance climb
    4,068 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    581 ft
  • Avg time
    00:43:29
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Status:
on Sep 25, 2019
Dry
Avg: 5 (3 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
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  • > 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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ATV/ORV/OHV Filter
Max Vehicle Width
inches

Radar Time
LEGEND
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
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      Elevator Shaft Trail Reports

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      Sep 25, 2019 @ 2:40pm
      Sep 25, 2019
      May 12, 2019 @ 9:07am
      May 12, 2019
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 10 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      All
      • 33 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      Oct 5, 2019 @ 6:41pm
      Oct 5, 2019
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      Oct 5, 2019 @ 3:51pm
      Oct 5, 2019
      73 |
      Aug 22, 2019 @ 4:37pm
      Aug 22, 2019
      71 |
      Aug 22, 2019 @ 4:37pm
      Aug 22, 2019

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      flag t-rick (Aug 22, 2019 at 16:40)
       Steeeeep!!! Make sure those brakes work, because once you start down the shaft it's hang on for dear life!
      [Reply]
      • + 2
      flag GoDownFast (Oct 5, 2019 at 15:55)
       Head up all. You need the land Access pass for this trail. Checkout Virginia wildlife government website for details. Ranger was nice to our group by it can be a Criminal offense and stays on your record.
      [Reply]

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