5 miles
Distance
1,047 ft
Climb
-1,047 ft
Descent
00:53:22
Avg time

Witchback Details

  • Riding Area
    Angler's Park
    Danville, Virginia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    Trails never close.
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    A-Frame, Berm, Bridge, Drop, Rock Face, Rock Garden, Wallride
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #38286 in Mountain Biking

Most difficult trail in the Angler's ridge trail system.At least 4 difficult climbs no matter which way you ride it. Witchback is a loop trail of about 6 miles.Where the trail crosses of the fire road you can take a connector trail to White Fawn and Hidden Hollow trails in the Dan Daniel park.All three of these trail will be the Orange and Purple loops totaling over 15 miles.

Access Info

The trail can be accessed from Angler's Park.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Witchback bike trail
  • Altitude min
    406 ft
  • Altitude max
    537 ft
  • Altitude start
    417 ft
  • Altitude end
    417 ft
  • Grade max
    -32.425%
  • Grade min
    37.64%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,811 ft
  • Avg time
    00:53:22
  • Avg reverse time
    00:09:26
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Status:
on Jul 8, 2018
Dry
Avg: 3 (1 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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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

  • > 96%
  • > 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

LEGEND
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
Directions to witchback trailhead (36.562919, -79.361592)
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Witchback Trail Reports

datedescription
Jul 8, 2018 @ 7:02am
Jul 8, 2018
Mar 31, 2018 @ 6:55am
Mar 31, 2018
Mar 10, 2018 @ 7:07am
Mar 10, 2018
Sep 18, 2017 @ 5:24am
Sep 18, 2017
We did trail work on the front side of Witchback. We added somewater bars to the first big climb along the road, cleared a lot of roots, and...
Aug 19, 2017 @ 8:17pm
Aug 19, 2017
Limbs and clutter on all trails. Some very narrow sections where overgrowth has creeped in on low-volume sections. Vines and grasses creeping...
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Nov 20, 2012 @ 10:20am
Nov 20, 2012
Witchback, Danville
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Nov 20, 2012 @ 10:20am
Nov 20, 2012
Witchback, Danville

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