1 mile
Distance
240 ft
Climb
-1,103 ft
Descent
00:16:47
Avg time

Mercantour Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #68597 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    65 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

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Mercantour is a 2,114 m moderately popular black diamond singletrack trail located near Nice. This mountain bike primary trail can be used downhill only. On average it takes 16 minutes to complete this trail.

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More Stats for Mercantour mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -862 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,478 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,360 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,349 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,487 ft
  • Grade
    -12.43%
  • Grade max
    -85.498%
  • Grade min
    28.392%
  • Distance climb
    1,715 ft
  • Distance down
    4,290 ft
  • Distance flat
    931 ft
  • Avg time
    00:16:47
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Photos
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Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
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  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to mercantour trailhead (43.772870, 7.262950)

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 0 rides
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      All
      • 33 rides
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      Photos

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      84 |
      Sep 23, 2016 @ 2:33pm
      Sep 23, 2016
      457 |
      Sep 8, 2014 @ 12:25am
      Sep 8, 2014
      470 |
      May 22, 2011 @ 12:20pm
      May 22, 2011
      215 |
      May 22, 2011 @ 12:20pm
      May 22, 2011

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      GoPro of the World clip submission
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