2.3 miles
Distance
113 ft
Climb
-111 ft
Descent
00:29:40
Avg time

Vortex Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    Vortex
    Ocala, Florida
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge, Drop, Jump, Skinny, Wallride
  • Global Ranking
    #1158 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking

a fun trail, with options through out the trail, not a sight seeing trail, keep yer wits about ya.... enjoy!

Trail basically now ends where it exits on the lime rock road as the last part has been taken over by the flow trail area.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Vortex multi-use trail trail
  • Altitude change
    2 ft
  • Altitude min
    64 ft
  • Altitude max
    99 ft
  • Altitude start
    80 ft
  • Altitude end
    82 ft
  • Grade max
    -9.9%
  • Grade min
    25.7%
  • Distance climb
    3,048 ft
  • Distance down
    3,012 ft
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
  • Avg time
    00:29:40
  • Avg reverse time
    00:40:37
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Status:
on Mar 10, 2024
Ideal
Avg: 4.6 (25 votes)
Your vote: 0

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      Vortex Trail Reports

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      Mar 10, 2024 @ 5:21am
      Mar 10, 2024
      Feb 23, 2024 @ 11:41pm
      Feb 23, 2024
      Dec 13, 2023 @ 11:53am
      Dec 13, 2023
      Oct 20, 2023 @ 5:39am
      Oct 20, 2023
      Aug 1, 2023 @ 3:13am
      Aug 1, 2023
      lots of roots on the second half of Vortex. Rains have washed out a lot of the topsoil.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 6 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 419 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      All
      • 5,506 rides
      • Last: Jun 17, 2024

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      Sep 9, 2023 @ 8:07am
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      Sep 9, 2023 @ 8:04am
      Sep 9, 2023
      74 |
      Sep 9, 2023 @ 7:41am
      Sep 9, 2023
      140 |
      May 30, 2022 @ 8:28am
      May 30, 2022

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