506 ft
Distance
19 ft
Climb
-7 ft
Descent
00:01:46
Avg time

Ground Control Details

  • Riding area
    Moores Springs Trails
    Winston Salem, 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
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on trail
    Berm, Rock Face, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #3455

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.

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More Stats for Ground Control mountain 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
    00:01:46
  • Avg reverse time
    00:06:00
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Status:
on Mar 4, 2018
Dry
Avg: 5 (1 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to ground-control trailhead (36.418237, -80.289612)
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Ground Control Trail Reports

datedescription
Mar 4, 2018 @ 9:12am
Mar 4, 2018
Nov 4, 2017 @ 9:30am
Nov 4, 2017
Leafy & Sketchy for rocks
Aug 16, 2017 @ 9:56am
Aug 16, 2017
Jul 2, 2017 @ 6:35pm
Jul 2, 2017
Dry and clear
Mar 26, 2017 @ 5:13am
Mar 26, 2017
Good shape, just be cautious of the leaves covering the trails
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