3,504 ft
Distance
29 ft
Climb
-173 ft
Descent
00:05:00
Avg time

Pines Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Kingdom Trails
    East Burke, Vermont
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #234 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in Trail Running
    • 75 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Kingdom Trail Association

Pines is one of Kingdom Trails’ Top Ten trails in the Trailforks Global Trail Rankings. The ranking is done by an algorithm that takes into account a number of uniform criteria that defines popularity amongst trail users world-wide. One of Kingdom Trails’ iconic trails, it is a must do

Pines is an awesome, fast and flowy, yet tight and twisty technical trail through a pine forest. Be aware of a few very tight turns and avoid having your bars clipped when you squeeze between trees close to the trail. It has a number of tricky, steep technical descents towards the bottom end, complicated by some interesting bridge work and downhill berms near the bottom intersection with the Vast. The trail surface is generally solid, yet variable with some roots and loose over solid in places. A great trail.

Access Info

Pines runs from Bill Magil at the top to the Vast at the bottom. Halfway down there is a chicken run connector off to the right, towards Widow Maker.

More Stats for Pines bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -144 ft
  • Altitude min
    948 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,100 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,092 ft
  • Altitude end
    948 ft
  • Grade
    -4.1%
  • Grade max
    -28%
  • Grade min
    9.5%
  • Distance climb
    906 ft
  • Distance down
    1,936 ft
  • Distance flat
    659 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:00
  • Avg reverse time
    00:03:28
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Status:
on Sep 3, 2019
Dry
Avg: 4.5 (14 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 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
ContributeDetails
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  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
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.
  • most popular
  • 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
  • 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
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      Pines Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Sep 3, 2019 @ 2:04pm
      Sep 3, 2019
      reporter Trails are dry with some wet spots after Sunday’s rain. But overall good to ride
      Aug 21, 2019 @ 2:26pm
      Aug 21, 2019
      Aug 20, 2019 @ 7:06am
      Aug 20, 2019
      Jul 22, 2019 @ 5:12am
      Jul 22, 2019
      May 18, 2019 @ 10:08am
      May 18, 2019
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 71 rides
      • 20 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 1,167 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,840 rides
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      Photos

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      50 |
      Aug 22, 2018 @ 6:28am
      Aug 22, 2018
      28 |
      Aug 8, 2018 @ 7:10pm
      Aug 8, 2018
      200 |
      Oct 8, 2017 @ 6:46am
      Oct 8, 2017
      117 |
      Aug 15, 2017 @ 9:16am
      Aug 15, 2017

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      flag DMal SHORE CORPS (Aug 14, 2015 at 20:26)
       Although this trail is shown as a climb, it makes for a fun decent going the other way. The best part is near the end, where you cross a craggy rock section into some sweeping corners with a small jump.
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