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Trail

6.2 mile 9.9 kilometer loop
Singletrack
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 308' 94 m
Descent: -306' -93 m
High: 756' 230 m
Low: 667' 203 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 2% (1°)
Max Grade: 9% (5°)

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Trail shared by Vinnie Connors

Fast, flowing singletrack with tons of berms and man-made obstacles to make it interesting.

Vinnie Connors

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Closes for 24 hours after rain.
For current conditions go to: tarheeltrailblazers.com

Description

The Main Loop of Sherman Branch is one of Charlotte's finest and most popular mountain bike playgrounds. Kudos to the Tarheel Trail for keeping this trail in such great shape!

The Main Loop starts off clockwise from the parking lot and starts with a newly redesigned downhill berm section that will have you grinning from ear to ear. After a small log skinny and about a mile, the Main Loop intersects with Roller Coaster Loop and continues as the right option.

The Main Loop has many man-made structures and jumps along the way, two ladder bridge ledge drops, a step-up ladder kicker, many doubles, tons of berms and one of the most unique and challenging features around, the 100+ foot log/ladder skinny to double.

The Main Loop connects with Big Lake Trail at about the four mile mark and continues for another mile back to the parking lot.

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Nov 21, 2018
Matt Jernigan
6.2mi
Jul 22, 2018
Matt Jernigan
Jul 18, 2018
Kyrae harding
Jun 9, 2018
Brian Barker
Nov 18, 2017
Logan Taylor
Aug 13, 2017
Pete Libby
My 8yr old step son Codie's first ride there. He said it was tough. but he finished the Main loop 6.2mi — 1h 40m
Jun 26, 2017
Garrett Grimshaw
Clear of fallen trees, some muddy areas before a turn or just after a feature. Other than that a very good ride. First time out here. I took my time. 5.4mi
May 15, 2017
Robert Smith
First ride of the year 6.9mi

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  4.5 from 11 votes

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#118

in North Carolina

#3,692

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