709 ft
Distance
-40 ft
Descent
00:01:14
Avg time

Ripcord Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    #YearRoundGetDown
    Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #4526 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking

A short but sweet rain-proof jump line in the middle of the Urban Wilderness Marie Myers trail area. This is one of the iconic Knoxville 'Year Round Get Down' trails composed of rock aggregate surface and boulder lips for grip in any weather

Access Info

Access via Marie Myers trailhead off Sevierville Pike or via Redbud Crest trail from Baker Creek Preserve.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Ripcord mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -41 ft
  • Altitude min
    977 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,018 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,018 ft
  • Altitude end
    978 ft
  • Grade
    -5.8%
  • Grade max
    -12%
  • Grade min
    -1%
  • Distance down
    594 ft
  • Distance flat
    115 ft
  • Avg time
    00:01:14
  • Avg reverse time
    00:03:20
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Status:
on Sep 6, 2021
Ideal
Avg: 4.65 (6 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Directions to ripcord-235549 trailhead (35.938040, -83.875220)

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 23 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 635 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 837 rides
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      May 8, 2020 @ 6:14am
      May 8, 2020
      110 |
      Feb 24, 2020 @ 8:26am
      Feb 24, 2020

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Tour de SoKno
      11 miles
      Baker Creek / #YRGD Beginner Loop
      6 miles

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      Trailforksbob (Jun 24, 2020 at 10:38)
       So much flow I wished it lasted longer.
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      Short but sweet
      0:41 | 82 | Sep 24, 2020 , Knoxville
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