5 miles
Distance
501 ft
Climb
-471 ft
Descent
00:49:08
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Gauley Mountain Trail

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Snowshoe
  • Riding Area
    Tea Creek Area
    Marlinton, West Virginia
  • Ref Number
    #438
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Doubletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #8433 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
    • 5 in Snowshoeing
  • Land Manager
    Monongahela National Forest

Gauley Mountain Trail is used mostly as a connector trail for Right Fork Connector, Red Run, Bear Pen and Tea Creek Connector Trails. It is 5 miles from Rt.150 to Mine Rd. making it 10 miles out and back. It is also used to design loops including those other trails, most notably Red Run Trail. This trail was once an old railroad grade, however is mostly singletrack now.

More Stats for Gauley Mountain Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    30 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,226 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,505 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,241 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,270 ft
  • Grade
    0.107%
  • Grade max
    -21.246%
  • Grade min
    30.988%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,285 ft
  • Avg time
    00:49:08
  • Avg reverse time
    00:37:04
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Status:
on Sep 6, 2019
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Avg: 5 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • < 50%
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  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Difficulties
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  • 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
  • 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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      Gauley Mountain... Trail Reports

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      Sep 6, 2019 @ 6:55am
      Sep 6, 2019
      Jun 12, 2019 @ 9:37pm
      Jun 12, 2019
      reporter wet, downed tree
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 13 rides
      • 24 miles avg distance
      All
      • 21 rides
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