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Alum Creek Phase 2 Trail

Intermediate/Difficult
 4.2 (111) RECOMMENDED ROUTE

A great challenging technical trail.


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Map Key

5.4

Miles

8.7

KM

100%

Singletrack

931' 284 m

High

895' 273 m

Low

246' 75 m

Up

247' 75 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

7%

Max Grade (4°)

Dogs No Dogs

E-Bikes Allowed

Overview

Alum Creek Phase 2 is the next step up on the difficult meter after the Alum Creek Phase 1 Trail. Phase 2 adds many log piles, narrow ladder-bridges and climbs. Like Phase 1, Phase 2 runs next to a portion of the reservoir and offers great scenery.

Need to Know

This trail will typically dry out slowly after rain. The parking lot is located across the street from the trail.

Description

This trail is located about 3 miles north from the Phase 1 trail. The parking lot is located off of Africa Rd, just north of Cheshire Rd. intersection on the left side. The trail is typically ridden counter-clockwise like the Phase 1 trail.

The trail is listed as difficult because has many technical aspects to it, many narrow bridges, log piles, tree roots and climbs. It was built and is maintained by COMBO (Central Ohio Mountain Biking Organization).

Contacts

Shared By:

Tim Schacht with improvements by C K and 4 others

Trail Ratings

  4.2 from 111 votes

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  4.2 from 111 votes
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Photos

Molly Crusin' the bank
Nov 5, 2018 near Sunbury, OH
Build bridges not bombs!
Nov 5, 2018 near Sunbury, OH
How far up do you dare in the wet snow?
May 18, 2018 near Sunbury, OH
Alum Creek, Phase 2
Aug 17, 2019 near Sunbury, OH
The Wall!
Sep 10, 2013 near Sunbury, OH
Leave the Leaves where they be!
Oct 31, 2018 near Sunbury, OH

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Check-Ins

Apr 18, 2021
Jonny Marzetti
Track is in great shape. Thanks COMBO! Not a fan of the water crossing at the halfway point. Will the bridge be back? 6mi — 0h 45m
Apr 4, 2021
Steph Waite
5.4mi
Mar 21, 2021
Robby Best
A little muddy today but awesome first experience!!!! — 1h 30m
Oct 14, 2020
Mike ChewyDog
Dry with lots of leaves on the trail. Mind your traction.
Oct 4, 2020
Clint E.
Sep 26, 2020
Ian Haggerty
11.1mi — 1h 12m
Sep 26, 2020
Pablo Vilas
1h 00m
Sep 19, 2020
Jeremiah H
A lot of pedaling a lot of exposed roots some technical features some drops can do on a hard tail easily normally dries out quickly overall pretty fun — 2h 00m

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