506 ft
Distance
19 ft
Climb
-7 ft
Descent
00:01:03
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
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • 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
    #3716 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

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.

More Stats for Ground Control bike 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
    00:01:03
  • Avg reverse time
    00:06:00
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Status:
on Aug 26, 2019
Dry
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
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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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
  • 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
      Directions to ground-control trailhead (36.418237, -80.289612)
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      Ground Control Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Aug 26, 2019 @ 8:56am
      Aug 26, 2019
      reporter All MST trails are open
      Aug 24, 2019 @ 5:31am
      Aug 24, 2019
      reporter All trails closed
      Jul 25, 2019 @ 10:21am
      Jul 25, 2019
      reporter All trails open
      Jul 22, 2019 @ 6:24pm
      Jul 22, 2019
      reporter All trails closed
      Jul 9, 2019 @ 3:20am
      Jul 9, 2019
      reporter Trail open
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 5 rides
      • 6 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 104 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      All
      • 308 rides
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