Vultures Knob

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  4.6 from 22 votes
blueBlack  Intermediate/Difficult from 11 votes
Rank: #1 in the Northeast Ohio area
#1 in OH, #27 Overall
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Jul 26 Green - Dry
Featured Ride in the area near Wooster,
“A great mix of twisty, flowy and semi-technical singletrack near Wooster, OH.”
Andy Gramata on May 15, 2013
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6.810.9 milesKilometers 867’264 m Ascent 1,076’328 m High 5% Avg Grade (3°)
100% Singletrack -867’-264 m Descent 885’270 m Low 21% Max Grade (12°)
1:31 average time for 6.1 miles. Details

"The Knob" is considered the most unusual technical singletrack in northeastern Ohio. Small painted signs give indication about what to expect around the next turn, with names like Rock Tunnel, Fern Gully, Oh Sh#!, the Cradle, Friar Bryan's Forest, Ant City ...well, you get the idea.
The trail system is about 30 miles southwest of Akron, 50 miles south of Cleveland and 90 miles north of Columbus. The venue has hosted a full mountain bike race schedule, including night races, 24 hour races, Xterra trail run races and adventure races. It's creative and fun until you fall down, and you'll fall down. It may be over one of the dozen log bridges, or on your way down to the cradle bridge or over the suspension bridge.

Just follow the trail and read the signs, and have fun!
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4.5 (43)
One of Ohio's epic rides!
near Loudonville, OH
4.3 (3)
A mix of great elevation and technical riding.
near Dover, OH
4.1 (17)
Lots of twisty singletrack packed into a small suburban park
near Medina, OH

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