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Goat

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0.6 Miles 0.9 Kilometers


Singletrack

108' 33 m

Ascent

-143' -44 m

Descent

8%

Avg Grade (5°)

16%

Max Grade (9°)

996' 304 m

High

858' 261 m

Low

Shared By matt pekuri

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Dry - Overgrown in spots. The Luge is closed. History

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A fun descent with rollers, jumps, drops, and a downhill rock garden.

matt pekuri

Dogs Leashed

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Two-way trail.

Description

Goat, along with the Luge, is one of the most fun descents at Battle Creek. Make the most of it, the elevation goes by quickly. From Big Sandy, look for the trail on the right after a steep woodchip section. Goat starts with some rollers and a couple of easy jumps. Once it starts to get steep, you'll come across a couple of drops.

A large rock-over serves as a qualifier for a steep, downhill rock garden up ahead. If that doesn't sound like your thing, there's a ride-around to the right by the rock-over that includes some tight turns and a gentler way down the hill. If you decide to continue straight, please stay on the rocks and do not ride around them. Keep singletrack single. Due to the steepness of the trail, folks' riding around the side of the rocks causes rainwater to gully down their tracks, widening and rutting the trail.

After the rock garden, the trail winds along the hillside next to Lower Afton Road. This section can get sandy and rutted in spots, and continues onto Fern Gully.

Fern Gully gradually climbs through a valley of ferns and ends with a rooty climb back to the entrance trail, from which you can return to the parking lot or begin another loop. From Fern Gully, keep an eye out for Pine Climb, which splits off on the right.

Pine Climb begins with a descent with a series of step-downs. At the bottom, it turns back around for a long, rooty climb between the pine trees.

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  4.5 from 2 votes

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