1 miles
Distance
1 ft
Climb
-1,114 ft
Descent
00:15:36
Avg time

Upper J-Bar Details

  • Riding Area
    Burke Mountain Bike Park
    East Burke, Vermont
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
    #12848 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    50 in Mountain Biking
  • Land Manager

Armored banks and drops wind through winter glades on the least intimidating expert trail from the summit.

Access Info

Friday through Sunday, users will need a Q Burke Mountain Bike Park day or season pass to utilize and access Upper J Bar.

Monday - Thursday no fee required.

Bike Park

More Stats for Upper J-Bar bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,113 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,063 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,176 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,176 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,063 ft
  • Grade max
    -40.778%
  • Grade min
    1.022%
  • Distance climb
    15 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    190 ft
  • Avg time
    00:15:36
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Status:
on Oct 13, 2017
Variable
Avg: 4.5 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • 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 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
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      Upper J-Bar Trail Reports

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      Oct 13, 2017 @ 5:54am
      Oct 13, 2017
      Aug 7, 2017 @ 4:29am
      Aug 7, 2017
      Riding as good as it ever has. Very fun super kickass trail.
      Jun 19, 2017 @ 1:35pm
      Jun 19, 2017
      Nov 1, 2016 @ 1:52pm
      Nov 1, 2016
      Closed for Winter
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 88 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      All
      • 280 rides
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      Photos

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      9 |
      Oct 7, 2018 @ 4:05pm
      Oct 7, 2018
      Upper J-Bar, My City
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      Oct 7, 2018 @ 4:05pm
      Oct 7, 2018
      Upper J-Bar, My City
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      Oct 7, 2018 @ 4:04pm
      Oct 7, 2018
      Upper J-Bar, My City
      39 |
      Jul 25, 2018 @ 7:13pm
      Jul 25, 2018
      Upper J-Bar, Sainte-Julie

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