1.5 miles
Distance
340 ft
Climb
-388 ft
Descent
00:16:13
Avg time

Sinks Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Gravel Bike
    • Adaptive Bike
    • Winter Fat Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Wilderness Trail
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #15641 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #14175 in Trail Running
    • #47545 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 85 in Trail Running
    • 70 in Hiking
  • OSM Way

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Sinks is a 2 mile popular blue wilderness trail trail located near Huntsville Alabama. This mountain bike primary trail can be used downhill only and has a moderate overall physical rating with a 340 ft black diamond climb. On average it takes 16 minutes to complete this trail.

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More Stats for Sinks mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -48 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,272 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,619 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,618 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,570 ft
  • Grade
    -0.602%
  • Grade max
    -30.146%
  • Grade min
    50.033%
  • Distance climb
    3,755 ft
  • Distance down
    3,883 ft
  • Distance flat
    336 ft
  • Avg time
    00:16:13
  • Avg reverse time
    00:24:36
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Status:
on Oct 27, 2021
Variable
Avg: 4.65 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
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      Sinks Trail Reports

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      Oct 27, 2021 @ 12:14pm
      12 hours
      reporter Region open, rain coming...
      Oct 25, 2021 @ 4:09pm
      2 days
      reporter Rain, region closed 24-48+hrs to dry
      Oct 23, 2021 @ 6:38am
      Oct 23, 2021
      reporter region open, variable drying, some wet spots in the usual lower areas, please stay on trails
      Oct 21, 2021 @ 1:13pm
      Oct 21, 2021
      reporter rain, region closed, please don't ride wet trails, wait 24-48hrs after last rain event or until re-opened
      Oct 16, 2021 @ 6:32am
      Oct 16, 2021
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 9 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 208 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 738 rides
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      Photos

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      Sep 24, 2021 @ 1:48pm
      Sep 24, 2021
      4 |
      Aug 3, 2021 @ 6:56pm
      Aug 3, 2021
      5 |
      Jul 25, 2021 @ 3:01pm
      Jul 25, 2021
      33 |
      Jul 8, 2019 @ 11:28am
      Jul 8, 2019

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      dworthy (Aug 23, 2021 at 7:24)
       Tree down on sinks off closed road just after the second sharp turn
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      Videos

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      To Sinks Low Point
      747 | Nov 11, 2015 , Huntsville
      Monte Sano Sinks Mtn Mist
      665 | Nov 11, 2015 , Huntsville
      Monte Sano   Sinks Trail Downhill  GoPro
      668 | Nov 11, 2015 , Huntsville
      Dropping Down Sinks Trail
      4:49 | 174 | Sep 29, 2015 , Huntsville
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