506 ft
Distance
19 ft
Climb
-7 ft
Descent
00:01:02
Avg time

Ground Control Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Moore's Springs Trails
    Danbury, North Carolina
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Rock Face, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #14087 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #81457 in Trail Running
    • #46985 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 80 in Trail Running
    • 80 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    North Carolina State Parks

Ground Control was originally designed to complete a climbing loop with Major Tom. It is a steeper climb/descent than MT. Taken together Major Tom to Ground Control will provide a great climbing loop in either direction.

Ground Control is either your quickest way to get to the top of Major Tom, or the quickest way to get from Major Tom down Which ever way you choose, its fun. The switch backs at the top can be a challenge, but they are worth it.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Ground Control mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    12 ft
  • Altitude min
    915 ft
  • Altitude max
    930 ft
  • Altitude start
    918 ft
  • Altitude end
    930 ft
  • Grade
    2.401%
  • Grade max
    -5.072%
  • Grade min
    10.173%
  • Distance climb
    205 ft
  • Distance down
    132 ft
  • Distance flat
    169 ft
  • Avg time
    00:01:02
  • Avg reverse time
    00:09:49
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on Jul 15, 2022
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      Ground Control Trail Reports

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      Jul 15, 2022 @ 12:02pm
      Jul 15, 2022
      reporter All trails OPEN 7/15/2022
      Jun 28, 2022 @ 8:32am
      Jun 28, 2022
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      Apr 21, 2022 @ 2:29pm
      Apr 21, 2022
      Apr 1, 2022 @ 3:17pm
      Apr 1, 2022
      reporter Trail open 4/1/2022
      Mar 21, 2022 @ 11:18am
      Mar 21, 2022
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 2 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 106 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      All
      • 972 rides
      • Last: Aug 7, 2022

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      Dec 12, 2020 @ 3:59pm
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      Dec 12, 2020 @ 3:59pm
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