1.9 miles
Distance
44 ft
Climb
-879 ft
Descent
00:11:39
Avg time

J-Bar Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    Burke Mountain Bike Park
    East Burke, Vermont
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #4511 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking
  • Land Manager

A fast and flowy singletrack that is a perfect accompaniment to its angrier sibling Upper J-Bar.

Access Info

Friday through Sunday, users will need a Q Burke Mountain Bike Park day or season pass to utilize and access J-Bar Trail.

Monday - Thursday no fee required.

Bike Park

Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for J-Bar mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -835 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,225 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,060 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,060 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,224 ft
  • Grade
    -8.4%
  • Grade max
    -61.7%
  • Grade min
    18.7%
  • Distance climb
    1,040 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    656 ft
  • Avg time
    00:11:39
  • Avg reverse time
    00:06:16
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on Aug 12, 2022
Avg: 4.55 (16 votes)
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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
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  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      J-Bar Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Aug 12, 2022 @ 9:23am
      11 hours
      All trails on Burke Mountain are CLOSED for the Enduro World Series race this weekend, Friday the 12th through Monday the 15th.
      Aug 26, 2021 @ 12:25pm
      Aug 26, 2021
      Aug 26, 2021 @ 12:24pm
      Aug 26, 2021
      Aug 3, 2021 @ 11:47am
      Aug 3, 2021
      Jun 21, 2021 @ 4:19am
      Jun 21, 2021
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 63 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 221 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,295 rides
      • Last: Aug 12, 2022

      Photos

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      130 |
      Aug 13, 2018 @ 5:04am
      Aug 13, 2018
      217 |
      Jan 2, 2018 @ 8:07pm
      Jan 2, 2018
      828 |
      Sep 21, 2015 @ 1:19am
      Sep 21, 2015
      410 |
      Sep 30, 2014 @ 5:09am
      Sep 30, 2014

      Routes with this trail

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      titledistance
      BKXC 50 State Shred - Vermont10 miles
      Creek to Peak12 miles
      Park'nFly6 miles
      Upper J-Bar to Tiki Bar6 miles

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      thesquid (Aug 26, 2017 at 22:54)
      If you like steep trails you'll love this. I don't. I prefer to not constantly be on my brakes.
      [Reply]





      Videos

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      youtuber J-Bar  Burke Mtn VT | Top to Bottom | NETS...
      12:47 | 291 | Oct 3, 2020 , East Burke
      KT July 2015 Birthday bash
      7:52 | 151 | Mar 6, 2016 , East Burke
      j bar - top to bottom (more or less)
      5:26 | 663 | Aug 21, 2013 , East Burke
      upper j-bar
      2:07 | 647 | Sep 10, 2013 , East Burke
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