2,842 ft
Distance
2 ft
Climb
-104 ft
Descent
00:03:00
Avg time

The Root Route Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #106950 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #48070 in Trail Running
  • Local Popularity
    70 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 70 in Trail Running
    • 70 in Hiking

Rooty trail - Can we cycled in both directions as a means to get back to the top.

Access Info

Accessed from top carpark link or from south west gate

This trail is unsanctioned.

More Stats for The Root Route mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -102 ft
  • Altitude min
    251 ft
  • Altitude max
    355 ft
  • Altitude start
    352 ft
  • Altitude end
    251 ft
  • Grade
    -3.579%
  • Grade max
    -5.961%
  • Grade min
    0.889%
  • Distance climb
    221 ft
  • Distance down
    2,402 ft
  • Distance flat
    218 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:00
  • Avg reverse time
    00:05:11
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Status:
on Dec 9, 2018
Dry
Avg: 1 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • moto (1 year)
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      The Root Route Trail Reports

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      Dec 9, 2018 @ 6:13am
      Dec 9, 2018
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 4 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      All
      • 25 rides
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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      eastfyfes TARLAND (Dec 10, 2018 at 1:52)
       Walkers paths with mellow gradients. Overall trails not very technical but lots of sliddy roots and rocks that can catch you out. Quite a bit of pedalling required to keep speed up but a great place to get into mountain biking or to take beginners.
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