2,154 ft
Distance
19 ft
Climb
-556 ft
Descent
00:04:22
Avg time

Pista Preta Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    Faial da Terra
    Ponta Delgada
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    All year
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #25250 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    5 in Mountain Biking
  • 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.

More Stats for Pista Preta mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -537 ft
  • Altitude min
    273 ft
  • Altitude max
    814 ft
  • Altitude start
    810 ft
  • Altitude end
    273 ft
  • Grade
    -24.933%
  • Grade max
    -51.247%
  • Grade min
    13.682%
  • Distance climb
    319 ft
  • Distance down
    1,754 ft
  • Distance flat
    81 ft
  • Avg time
    00:04:22
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Status:
on Sep 7, 2017
Wet
Avg: 5 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
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  • Very Dry
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  • moto (1 year)
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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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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      Photos

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      144 |
      Feb 7, 2016 @ 11:56am
      Feb 7, 2016

      Routes with this trail

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      Azores Enduro Fest D1 race
      18 miles
      Faial da Terra Endfest day1 race
      24 miles
      Azores Enduro Fest 2018 day 1
      24 miles

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      Videos

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      youtuber Faial da Terra - 'pista preta' - MTB Azores
      13:18 | 217 | Jun 9, 2018 , Ponta Delgada
      RIDE #05 FAIAL DA TERRA - PISTA PRETA - 16.05.2016
      3:54 | 61 | May 19, 2016 , Ponta Delgada
      Faial da Terra Pista Preta
      6:15 | 183 | Mar 21, 2016 , Ponta Delgada
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      2:30 | 149 | Feb 28, 2015 , Ponta Delgada

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