1 miles
Distance
261 ft
Climb
-257 ft
Descent
00:14:27
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Hickory Mountain Loop Trail

Details

  • Riding area
    Dupont State Forest
    Cedar Mountain, North Carolina
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Global Ranking
    #369

Trail can be ridden in either direction. I prefer clockwise because the descent is longer. Counterclockwise the descent is shorter but steeper in spots. Ride to the top and then down and link it directly into Ridegeline (with some double track). Blast down Ridgeline all the way to Lake Imaging Road. This route is worth riding MANY times.

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More Stats for Hickory Mountain Loop mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    4 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,746 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,003 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,746 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,750 ft
  • Grade
    0.057%
  • Grade max
    -18.299%
  • Grade min
    10.7%
  • Distance climb
    4,238 ft
  • Distance down
    2,864 ft
  • Distance flat
    109 ft
  • Avg time
    00:14:27
  • Avg reverse time
    00:14:22
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Status:
on Sep 22, 2018
Wet
Avg: 4.7 (13 votes)

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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Hickory Mountain... Trail Reports

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Sep 22, 2018 @ 11:30am
Sep 22, 2018
Sep 11, 2018 @ 10:49am
Sep 11, 2018
Sep 11, 2018 @ 7:55am
Sep 11, 2018
Careful on the slick sand covering the rocks on the counter clockwise descent !
Aug 30, 2018 @ 2:57pm
Aug 30, 2018
Aug 12, 2018 @ 9:30am
Aug 12, 2018
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Jan 13, 2018 @ 8:11pm
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Hickory Mountain Loop

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