1 miles
Distance
580 ft
Climb
-9 ft
Descent
00:20:09
Avg time

The Trough Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Carvin's Cove
    Roanoke, Virginia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #2189 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

The easy way to the top from the East side of the ridge and the East parking area. Also a good time going down with many option jumps but it is a quick down.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for The Trough bike trail
  • Altitude change
    571 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,366 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,937 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,366 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,937 ft
  • Grade
    10.079%
  • Grade max
    -6.258%
  • Grade min
    27.437%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    137 ft
  • Avg time
    00:20:09
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Status:
on Oct 14, 2019
Dry
Avg: 4.6 (5 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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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
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Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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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

  • 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
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      The Trough Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 11 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 175 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 250 rides
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      Photos

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      2,235 |
      Dec 18, 2018 @ 7:38pm
      Dec 18, 2018
      | 3 comments
      74 |
      Oct 29, 2018 @ 8:28am
      Oct 29, 2018
      23 |
      Jun 17, 2018 @ 6:54am
      Jun 17, 2018
      35 |
      Jan 7, 2017 @ 4:07pm
      Jan 7, 2017

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