542 ft
Distance
15 ft
Climb
-35 ft
Descent
00:00:26
Avg time

Details

  • Riding area
    Griffin Bike Park
    Terre Haute, Indiana
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • TTFs on trail
    Berm, Drop
  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened
    2017
  • Land Manager
    Vigo County Department of Parks and Recreation

From the Alpha Trail riders pass under a wooden gantry and make a winding gentle climb to the first (advanced) drop. This steep descent is made even more challenging by loose, sandy soil. At the bottom, those with momentum can ride a berm curving to the right and then continue to the right to re-enter Alpha Trail.

Access Info

This steep drop is accessed from Alpha Trail. Look for the wooden gantry where Alpha makes a turn and descent to the right.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Proving Grounds Advanced Drop mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -21 ft
  • Altitude min
    632 ft
  • Altitude max
    657 ft
  • Altitude start
    654 ft
  • Altitude end
    632 ft
  • Grade
    -3.944%
  • Grade max
    -26.643%
  • Grade min
    11.563%
  • Distance climb
    198 ft
  • Distance down
    240 ft
  • Distance flat
    103 ft
  • Avg time
    00:00:26
  • Avg reverse time
    00:03:04
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Status:
on Nov 15, 2017
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Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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1 Review & Comments

  • + 1
flag klaine (Aug 16, 2016 at 12:01)
 These Drops in the "Proving Grounds" are not fully complete... the ravine bottoms are SOFT. Causeways still need to be built to provide a firm transition into the table top on the other side. The surrounding "Alpha" loop is open, but this section needs some work. Worth taking a look down though to see what is in the works!!
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