1,171 ft
Distance
-36 ft
Descent
00:01:39
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
    #2109 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • 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 bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -36 ft
  • Altitude min
    173 ft
  • Altitude max
    209 ft
  • Altitude start
    209 ft
  • Altitude end
    173 ft
  • Grade
    -3.083%
  • Grade max
    -8.641%
  • Grade min
    2.737%
  • Distance climb
    24 ft
  • Distance down
    712 ft
  • Distance flat
    435 ft
  • Avg time
    00:01:39
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Status:
on Apr 22, 2018
Variable
Avg: 5 (3 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 Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • 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 spar trailhead (44.604856, -63.597279)
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Spar Trail Reports

datedescription
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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Sep 7, 2017 @ 8:32am
Sep 7, 2017
Spar, Halifax
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Sep 7, 2017 @ 8:32am
Sep 7, 2017
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Sep 7, 2017 @ 8:32am
Sep 7, 2017
| 1 comments Spar, Halifax

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