Red Tail Trail

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AVERAGE RATING
****
4.33 out of 5
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Intermediate
2
miles

Singletrack
↑ 2,600 ft
↓ 2,600 ft
749
elevation (ft)

Out & Back
Trail Description
About this trail
This is one of the sweetest downhills around. Great switchbacks and nice flow. Unless you have superhuman leg strength, shuttles are the best way to get more than a couple runs.
added by Jonny_SpitzBunny Hop March 18, 2008
Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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Reviews (3)
 


August 3, 2014
 
Review: Really fun trail, good to climb and descend. There are just a couple sections that are extremely bony and feel like they'll rattle your fingers off. Some work on select sections would make this back into a 5-star trail for sure.

Similar Trail: Sherwood Forest (marked as 'mineral site trail') in the Echo Lake network

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May 11, 2012
 
Review: Awesome down hill! But you pay the piper to get to the top of this great descent. 2 miles of granny gearing to the top and you're almost spent. But what goes up must come down! Great trail!

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April 24, 2009
 
Review: great,great trail to bomb down over and over again !!!! riding back up though every time makes for a long tiring day, BUT is very doable..definitely worth the slog back to the top..you can combine this with trails that go over to cranmore mtn.and to black cap (which has AMAZING views..) i can easily spend many hours here..well worth the trip for anyone that is wondering...park at top of hurricane mtn. road...be careful though if you ride road back up to top, i always stay on red tail trail and avoid the pavement !!!!!!!!!!

Similar Trail: only other compapable trails are on burke mtn.@kingdom trails.. NOTHING BEATS THOSE TRAILS......

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Red Tail Trail MTB Trail 4.33 out of 5 based on 3 ratings. 3 user reviews.
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