Vineyard Mountain Details
Cross-country trail that climbs west from the 5010 and 500 road intersection up to Vineyard Mountain, then descends to Lewisburg Saddle. Mix of adopted old unauthorized trail with new sections of sustainable bench-cut trail. The descent off the mountain towards the saddle starts with swooping flat to off-camber turns that lead out to a view of the Soap Creek valley overlooking Nettleton and Davies roads. Past the view, the trail cuts away from the original (unauthorized) trail with a hard left and transitions to bench-cut singletrack on its way to the saddle with a little bit of sidehill exposure to the south.
Trail is a mix of natural tread singletrack with some bench cuts and mild sidehill exposure, with a short segment of gravel doubletrack (logging road spur) in the middle.
OSU has officially marked this trail as not to be ridden when travel on the trail disturbs the trail tread.
Multiple access points. The trail starts at the intersection of Nettleton Rd (Road 500) with the spur road to the top (Road 5010). At the top there is a short bit of trail (not mapped) that cuts in from the radio towers to the main line. A second spur drops onto a gravel road that descends to Road 500; watch for the sharp left to stay on the main line. Finally there is another break in the trail where it drops onto a logging road before resuming again as singletrack. The bottom of the trail is about 50 yards inside the gates on the east side of the Saddle parking area.
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More Stats for Vineyard Mountain mountain bike trail
Altitude change-374 ft
Altitude min994 ft
Altitude max1,519 ft
Altitude start1,368 ft
Altitude end994 ft
Distance climb2,740 ft
Distance down1 miles
Distance flat269 ft
Avg reverse time00:03:27
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Vineyard Mountain Trail Reports
Oct 24, 2017 @ 10:53pmOct 24, 2017
|Nice and tacky.|
Oct 18, 2017 @ 2:18pmOct 18, 2017
|reporter Dry, for now. Rain is coming!|
Oct 14, 2017 @ 10:30amOct 14, 2017
Aug 31, 2017 @ 10:48amAug 31, 2017
Aug 7, 2017 @ 7:02amAug 7, 2017
|Encroaching vegetation, often prickly. Wear gloves. Some corners have very short sight-distance.|
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