1.2 miles
Distance
118 ft
Climb
-172 ft
Descent
00:15:25
Avg time
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Major Tom Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Moore's Springs Trails
    Danbury, North Carolina
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Global Ranking
    #36500 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #50239 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 90 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 55 in Hiking
  • Land Owner
    North Carolina State Parks

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.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Major Tom multi-use trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -52 ft
  • Altitude min
    874 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,041 ft
  • Altitude start
    935 ft
  • Altitude end
    883 ft
  • Grade
    -0.9%
  • Grade max
    -25%
  • Grade min
    43.2%
  • Distance climb
    1,896 ft
  • Distance down
    3,789 ft
  • Distance flat
    354 ft
  • Avg time
    00:15:25
  • Avg reverse time
    00:20:20
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 8 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 90 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,074 rides
      • Last: Jun 22, 2024

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      Mar 19, 2018 @ 2:32pm
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      May 15, 2016 @ 3:43pm
      May 15, 2016
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      Jun 3, 2024 @ 3:30pm
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