978 ft
Distance
-133 ft
Descent
00:01:21
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The Dewey Plunge Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Sugarcamp Mountain
    Prestonsburg, Kentucky
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
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  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Drop, Jump, Rock Garden, Wallride
  • Global Ranking
    #21301 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #29150 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    50 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 70 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 100 in Hiking

Don't miss this short rip down to the Arrowhead parking lot. This is a super fast trail with wall rides, water bar jumps, steep rolls, and some chunky roots and rocks. It's an easy climb back up to try it again.

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More Stats for The Dewey Plunge multi-use trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -131 ft
  • Altitude min
    679 ft
  • Altitude max
    813 ft
  • Altitude start
    813 ft
  • Altitude end
    682 ft
  • Grade
    -13.4%
  • Grade max
    -48.1%
  • Grade min
    5.6%
  • Distance climb
    85 ft
  • Distance down
    787 ft
  • Distance flat
    105 ft
  • Avg time
    00:01:21
  • Avg reverse time
    00:41:45
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on Sep 11, 2023
Dry
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      The Dewey Plunge Trail Reports

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      Sep 11, 2023 @ 5:35pm
      Sep 11, 2023
      reporter
      Trees cleared and trail open.
      Sep 10, 2023 @ 6:03am
      Sep 10, 2023
      Trees down. Chainsaw required for one.
      Jul 16, 2023 @ 8:25pm
      Jul 16, 2023
      Tree down in a bad spot near the end.
      Jun 28, 2023 @ 5:59am
      Jun 28, 2023
      May 6, 2023 @ 3:37am
      May 6, 2023
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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 12 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
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      • 153 rides
      • Last: Jun 28, 2024

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      Sep 10, 2023 @ 6:09am
      Sep 10, 2023

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      Local Favorite #25 miles

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      The Dewey Plunge
      1:03 | 359 | Jul 23, 2020 , Prestonsburg
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