1 miles
Distance
111 ft
Climb
-423 ft
Descent
00:16:22
Avg time
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South of Heaven Details

  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Year Round
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Ladder Bridge, Rock Face, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #25763 in Mountain Biking

South of Heaven provides a unique downhill experience. This trail has a number of mandatory rock features. Walking around these features is not pleasant. This trail earns its difficulty rating. Expect rock drops, steeper slabs, step ups and steep pedal catching notches. Not for the faint of heart.

Access Info

Parking at the FS-173/Log Porch Rd. location makes sense if you plan to include this trail in your loop. It is possible to shuttle this trail. This trail can be included in larger loops originating from other trail heads.

This trail is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

More Stats for South of Heaven bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -312 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,345 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,657 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,657 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,345 ft
  • Grade
    -4.948%
  • Grade max
    -31.089%
  • Grade min
    20.878%
  • Distance climb
    1,803 ft
  • Distance down
    4,165 ft
  • Distance flat
    343 ft
  • Avg time
    00:16:22
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Status:
on Jul 29, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
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  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
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  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
Directions to south-of-heaven trailhead (44.083430, -103.421370)
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South of Heaven Trail Reports

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Jul 29, 2018 @ 8:38am
Jul 29, 2018
Slightly damp from recent rain
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1 Review & Comments

  • + 0
flag Dogl0rd (Jun 24, 2018 at 5:46)
 Do this after Bone Collector, cross the forest road to Cookie Lady and it will take you right back to the car. Some intense features, but definitely not boring!!
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