2 miles
Distance
223 ft
Climb
-693 ft
Descent
00:22:54
Avg time
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Spearfinger Details

  • Riding Area
    Nantahala
    North Carolina
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, DJ, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Bridge, Jump, Rock Garden, Roller Coaster
  • Global Ranking
    #19191 in Mountain Biking

Perfectly cut trail takes you up to the top as you wind through the forest. Slow grind but nothing technical.

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More Stats for Spearfinger bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -469 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,421 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,919 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,895 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,426 ft
  • Grade
    -4.816%
  • Grade max
    -36.432%
  • Grade min
    55.103%
  • Distance climb
    2,362 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    778 ft
  • Avg time
    00:22:54
  • Avg reverse time
    00:09:41
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Status:
on Mar 2, 2019
Freeze/thaw Cycle
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
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      Spearfinger Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Mar 2, 2019 @ 9:22am
      Mar 2, 2019
      Several trees down toward the bottom.
      Jan 28, 2019 @ 5:42pm
      Jan 28, 2019
      Closed until further notice due to effects of freeze / thaw.
      Jan 6, 2019 @ 10:22am
      Jan 6, 2019
      Jan 1, 2019 @ 12:34pm
      Jan 1, 2019
      Some soft spots, brake early and ride within your limits to prevent tread damage.
      Dec 17, 2018 @ 10:11am
      Dec 17, 2018
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 8 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 109 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 369 rides
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      Photos

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      2 |
      Jan 1, 2019 @ 11:08am
      Jan 1, 2019
      Spearfinger, My City
      6 |
      Oct 24, 2018 @ 12:22pm
      Oct 24, 2018
      Spearfinger, My City
      26 |
      Jul 29, 2017 @ 11:00am
      Jul 29, 2017
      Spearfinger, Knoxville
      17 |
      Jul 29, 2017 @ 11:00am
      Jul 29, 2017
      Spearfinger, Knoxville

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