1.5 miles
Distance
340 ft
Climb
-388 ft
Descent
00:13:36
Avg time

Sinks Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain 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 [+]
    • 65 in Trail Running
    • 75 in Hiking
  • Land Owner
    Monte Sano State Park and The North Alabama Land Trust
  • OSM Way

No description for Sinks trail has been added yet!

Sinks is a 2 mile popular blue wilderness trail trail located near Huntsville Alabama. This multi-use trail can be used downhill only and has a moderate overall physical rating with a 340 ft black diamond climb. On average it takes 13 minutes to complete this trail.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Sinks multi-use 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
    00:13:36
  • Avg reverse time
    00:25:02
  • view trail stats
Status:
on Mar 1, 2024
Wet
Avg: 4.5 (4 votes)
Your vote: 0

view (2,262)
close
3D
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Partial
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Flow (Ridden Direction)
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
  • bi-directional trail
  • no data
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
Contribute Details
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
ATV/ORV/OHV Filter
Max Vehicle Width
inches
US Cell Coverage
Legend
cell carrier legend

Radar Time
x Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public ridelogs from the past 6 months.
  • mountain biking recent
  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public skilogs from the past 12 months.
  • Downhill Ski
  • Backcountry Ski
  • Nordic Ski
  • Snowmobile
Winter Trails
Warning A routing network for winter maps does not exist. Selecting trails using the winter trails layer has been disabled.
x Missing Trails
Most Popular
Least Popular
Trails are colored based on popularity. The more popular a trail is, the more red. Less popular trails trend towards green.
Jump Magnitude Heatmap
Heatmap of where riders jump on trails. Zoom in to see individual jumps, click circles to view jump details.
Trails Deemphasized
Trails are shown in grey.
disable
Only show trails with NO bikes.
enable

Save the current map location and zoom level as your default home location whenever this page is loaded.

Save
      Directions to sinks trailhead (34.744041, -86.508284)
      update trails status or condition

      Sinks Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Mar 1, 2024 @ 9:41am
      22 hours
      reporter Rain 03/01 - please allow 24-48 hours after last rainfall to use trails
      Mar 1, 2024 @ 9:39am
      22 hours
      reporter Rain 03/01 - please allow 24-48 hours after last rainfall to use trails
      Mar 1, 2024 @ 9:38am
      22 hours
      reporter Rain 03/01 - please allow 24-48 hours after last rainfall to use trails
      Mar 1, 2024 @ 9:35am
      22 hours
      reporter Rain 03/01 - please allow 24-48 hours after last rainfall to use trails
      Mar 1, 2024 @ 9:33am
      23 hours
      reporter Rain 03/01 - please allow 24-48 hours after last rainfall to use trails
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 4 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 225 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 2,083 rides
      • Last: Feb 29, 2024

      Photos

      more »
      2 |
      Feb 4, 2024 @ 1:34pm
      Feb 4, 2024
      15 |
      Jun 18, 2023 @ 2:25pm
      Jun 18, 2023
      28 |
      Apr 20, 2023 @ 6:16pm
      Apr 20, 2023
      87 |
      Jul 8, 2019 @ 11:28am
      Jul 8, 2019

      Routes with this trail

      more »
      titledistance
      Intermediate Loop12 miles
      Monte Sano - Whole Enchilada16 miles
      Monte Sano Super D2 miles
      Monte Sano Hard XC Trail8 miles

      2 Reviews & Comments


      We hope you've been enjoying Trailforks!

      Create a FREE account to view trail comments and much more.

      Videos

      more »
      To Sinks Low Point
      940 | Nov 11, 2015 , Huntsville
      Monte Sano Sinks Mtn Mist
      932 | Nov 11, 2015 , Huntsville
      Monte Sano   Sinks Trail Downhill  GoPro
      915 | Nov 11, 2015 , Huntsville
      Dropping Down Sinks Trail
      4:49 | 197 | Sep 29, 2015 , Huntsville
      • By softbatch & contributors
      • #40572 - 3,007 views

      You must enter a description before submitting.