2.9 miles
Distance
92 ft
Climb
-209 ft
Descent
00:20:34
Avg time

Mountain Mist Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
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  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Global Ranking
    #41217 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #4717 in Trail Running
    • #17911 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 85 in E-Biking
    • 85 in Trail Running
    • 70 in Hiking
  • Land Owner
    Monte Sano State Park and The North Alabama Land Trust

Mountain Mist is a long-time signature trail at Monte Sano State Park for bikers, hikers and trail runners all. It passes the base of the scenic South Plateau bluffs and widens into an old CCC built road to the north. Although currently rated as Black, the trail crosses several distinct zones of topography in the park and could be split into two sections with the southern portion from O'Shaughnessy Point up to the first intersection with The Sinks trail as a rocky and rooty technical Black, and then from there north around to the closed Bankhead Pkwy as more sandy, wider and easier Blue.

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More Stats for Mountain Mist multi-use trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -117 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,389 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,542 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,542 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,424 ft
  • Grade
    -0.8%
  • Grade max
    -20%
  • Grade min
    9.6%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    3,507 ft
  • Avg time
    00:20:34
  • Avg reverse time
    00:34:16
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on Jun 7, 2024
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      Mountain Mist Trail Reports

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      Jun 7, 2024 @ 8:34am
      Jun 7, 2024
      reporter 06/07 - region drying, some wet/muddy spots in the usual areas
      Jun 1, 2024 @ 2:01pm
      Jun 1, 2024
      reporter Rain 06/01 - please allow 24-48 hours after last rainfall to use trails
      Jun 1, 2024 @ 1:50pm
      Jun 1, 2024
      reporter Rain 06/01 - please allow 24-48 hours after last rainfall to use trails
      May 29, 2024 @ 6:00am
      May 29, 2024
      reporter 05/29 - region drying, some wet/muddy spots in the usual areas
      May 28, 2024 @ 6:13am
      May 28, 2024
      reporter Rain 05/28 - please allow 24-48 hours after last rainfall to use trails
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 6 rides
      • 20.4 km avg distance
      6 Months
      • 77 rides
      • 19.5 km avg distance
      All
      • 1,366 rides
      • Last: Jun 17, 2024

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      Jun 1, 2023 @ 11:46am
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      Apr 20, 2023 @ 6:28pm
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