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Slate Springs

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2.3 mile 3.8 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
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Elevation

Ascent: 0' 0 m
Descent: -1,911' -583 m
High: 4,236' 1,291 m
Low: 2,325' 709 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 16% (9°)
Max Grade: 26% (14°)

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Trail shared by Shenandoah Bicycle

AKA Red Diamond, this is a classic Virginia descent off of Flagpole Knob.

Shenandoah Bicycle

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Description

Dropping off Shenandoah Mountain from Flagpole Knob, Red Diamond begins at the top of the world. Expect spectacular views and a fast, steep descent to Hone Quarry Recreation Area.

This trail can be accessed by taking the pavement on Rt. 257 to the saddle and heading north on FR 85A to Flagpole Knob. The trail breaks off the fireroad with a hard right turn and a steep downhill. Make sure your brakes are in good shape, you'll need them.

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#243

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#8,114

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