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Wilkin's Way

 4.1 (7)

4.0 Miles 6.4 Kilometers


Singletrack

616' 188 m

Ascent

-611' -186 m

Descent

6%

Avg Grade (3°)

22%

Max Grade (13°)

803' 245 m

High

521' 159 m

Low

Shared By David Kutassy

Conditions


All Clear 88 days ago
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Super technical climbs with rocky descents and a beautiful ride along the lake.

David Kutassy

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Description

This trail isn't for the faint of heart. There are a few very technical climbs that need higher level riding skills. Many of the climbs are very steep and rooted or rocky (or both). It can be difficult to keep the front tire on the ground while simultaneously navigating the terrain.

There is no shortage of excellent downhills either which also have their fair share of rock gardens. This trail has sections that ride directly along the lake, but don't expect it to be easy just because it's at water level. The trail frequently turns back into the hills and has some massive roots to work over. There are plenty of smoother sections along Wilkin's Way that give you a break.

Almost all of the trail is under fairly thick tree cover, but areas by the lake do offer some fantastic views.

To make this trail a full loop you'll need to use part of Jungle Trail and Luke's Loop. Expect to ride about five miles if starting from the upper parking lot.

Contacts

Local Club: Charlottesville Area Mountain Bike Club

Aug 10, 2018: Preddy is wet

Jul 12, 2018: Preddy

Jul 9, 2018: Sherando

Land Manager: Albemarle County

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Jun 6, 2018
Tyler Hensley
0.7mi
Feb 28, 2018
Richard Popielarz
7mi
Mar 2, 2017
David Kutassy
Downed trees everywhere. Few mud holes but trails are in good shape. 8mi
Feb 8, 2017
David Kutassy
Nov 22, 2016
Aperson Person
Nov 18, 2016
Chris Saunders
Dry slick leaves, wiped out going down tough root section. 4.3mi
Nov 11, 2016
Chris Saunders
Clear and smooth trail. Lots of loose leaves though. 5mi
Nov 6, 2016
Chris Saunders
Great ride. Wrecked once going through a tricky downhill rock garden. Lots of difficult root filled hills to climb & quick descents. Technical & fun. 5mi

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  4.1 from 7 votes

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