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2,213 ft
Distance
39 ft
Climb
-566 ft
Descent
00:06:16
Avg time

Pista Preta Details

  • Riding area
    Faial da Terra
    Ponta Delgada
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    All year
  • TTFs on trail
    Drop
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened
    2014

Very Steep trail, with rocks and roots, whit many switchbacks,

Access Info

The acess to the trail can be by car or pedalling by a asfalt road that starts in Faial da Terra and leads to east.

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More Stats for Pista Preta mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -528 ft
  • Altitude min
    285 ft
  • Altitude max
    816 ft
  • Altitude start
    813 ft
  • Altitude end
    285 ft
  • Grade max
    -50.656%
  • Grade min
    11.738%
  • Distance climb
    307 ft
  • Distance down
    1,796 ft
  • Distance flat
    106 ft
  • Avg time
    00:06:16
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Status:
on Sep 7, 2017
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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to pista-preta trailhead (37.750005, -25.190963)
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Pista Preta Trail Reports

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Sep 7, 2017 @ 8:01am
Sep 7, 2017
This trail it unrideble, high grass blocking the overall trail. This trail really needs maintenance !
Aug 30, 2017 @ 1:32pm
Aug 30, 2017
Steep trail with tights turns. Not really open, no maintenance and lots of leaves and high grass.
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Feb 7, 2016 @ 11:56am
Feb 7, 2016
Pista Preta, Ponta Delgada

Routes with this trail

titleratingdistance
Azores Enduro Fest 2018 day 1
24 miles
Faial da Terra Endfest day1 race
24 miles

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