1 miles
Distance
165 ft
Climb
-408 ft
Descent
00:11:09
Avg time

Major Tom Details

  • Riding area
    Moores Springs Trails
    Winston Salem, North Carolina
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Global Ranking

Major Tom is primarily used for descending but many users enjoy climbing it, thus why its marked as bi directional. At its peak, you have a great view of Moore's Wall across a nice picket fence pasture. The trail quickly drops into the forest and traverses its way through hardwoods and some rotodendrum thickets via berms and a few bridges. Now its all down, there's a couple of quick climbs tossed in to boot. It will round you out into Kessel Run trail then taking you back to the farmhouse where you can continue another lap.

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More Stats for Major Tom mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -244 ft
  • Altitude min
    795 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,042 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,038 ft
  • Altitude end
    795 ft
  • Grade max
    -26.04%
  • Grade min
    31%
  • Distance climb
    1,900 ft
  • Distance down
    4,113 ft
  • Distance flat
    416 ft
  • Avg time
    00:11:09
  • Avg reverse time
    00:24:20
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Status:
on Aug 16, 2017
Very Dry
Avg: 4.35 (3 votes)

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Major Tom Trail Reports

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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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May 15, 2016 @ 3:43pm
May 15, 2016
Major Tom, Winston-Salem

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