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Technical ridge riding with steep and fast sections.


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Map Key

7.4

Miles

11.9

KM

Singletrack

3,554' 1,083 m

High

1,627' 496 m

Low

482' 147 m

Up

2,384' 727 m

Down

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

25%

Max Grade (14°)

Dogs Off-leash

E-Bikes Unknown

Description

Torry Ridge Trail is most often ridden as a descent from Bald Mountain off the Blue Ridge Parkway. The trailhead is well marked at the top of the forest road. Torry Ridge Trail intersects with Slacks Trail then Blue Loop Trail twice before the final descent to Torry Furnace. Big views offered along the length of the ridge.

This trail will challenge even the most experienced rider with plenty of terrain mixes. Rocky sections, steep sections, technical climbing, and behind the seat descending.

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Shared By:

Shenandoah Bicycle

Trail Ratings

  4.5 from 14 votes

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  4.5 from 14 votes
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Trail Rankings

#40

in Virginia

#1,396

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Photos

an adventureseen.com video of Torry Ridge Trail
Dec 15, 2014 near Stuarts…, VA
Torry Ridge Trail in early June, enjoying Azalea and Rhodendron blooms.
Jun 6, 2017 near Stuarts…, VA
Rock garden with lake overlook.
Oct 29, 2018 near Stuarts…, VA
The second and most difficult rock garden descending Torry Ridge trail.
Oct 22, 2017 near Stuarts…, VA
Toward the end of Torry Ridge Trail.
Sep 7, 2020 near Lyndhurst, VA
Torry Ridge Rock Garden
Apr 21, 2014 near Stuarts…, VA
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May 11, 2023
Paul Smith
Rode from Bald Mountail Jeep Trail through Torry Ridge, Slacks and White rock. 10.3mi
Aug 23, 2020
matt chienlou
VERY rocky ! more climbing & definitively longer than expected
Nov 9, 2019
Cole Peterson
Oct 28, 2018
Abbi and Kurt Lawton
Very rocky throughout and full of fun technical sections. Excellent views. The uphill around mile 5 lasts longer than expected but isn't too steep.
May 31, 2018
Kane Thomas
Rough trail not very good for beigeners rough climb and loose rocks 7.5mi
May 19, 2018
James Revercomb
Jun 3, 2017
J.K. D.
Rough rocky trail, drops down several hundred feet then climbs up several hundred feet then has a flowy switchback that descends to the end at Torry F 9.2mi
Oct 16, 2016
Reid Bailey
Trail is in great shape.
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