986 ft
Distance
-34 ft
Descent
00:01:38
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Spar Trail

Spar Details

  • Riding area
    McIntosh Run
    Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • AKA
    Mica Crescent entrance trail
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on trail
    Bridge
  • Global Ranking
    #1908
  • Land Manager

Spar is an entrance trail to the Fight System. Look for the grassy park parcel on Mica Crescent -- Spar starts off the back of the grass.

Spar has most of the elements of Fight --including offcamber granite, rock faces, and elevated bridge -- but in a gentler package.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Spar mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -34 ft
  • Altitude min
    166 ft
  • Altitude max
    200 ft
  • Altitude start
    200 ft
  • Altitude end
    166 ft
  • Grade
    -3.424%
  • Grade max
    -7.12%
  • Distance down
    678 ft
  • Distance flat
    307 ft
  • Avg time
    00:01:38
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Status:
on Apr 22, 2018
Variable
Avg: 5 (3 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to spar trailhead (44.605000, -63.596610)
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Spar Trail Reports

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Apr 22, 2018 @ 3:01pm
Apr 22, 2018
reporter
Dec 9, 2017 @ 1:02pm
Dec 9, 2017
A few wet spots where water isn't draining off the trail.
Dec 2, 2017 @ 11:52am
Dec 2, 2017
reporter
Signs installed. Some clear-water puddles in first part of trail -- need to move in a bit more fill now that the fresh trail has compacted.
Oct 12, 2017 @ 6:50am
Oct 12, 2017
reporter So much fun
Sep 15, 2017 @ 4:15am
Sep 15, 2017
reporter Landowner inspection complete. Spar is officially open.
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