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blue East Rim - Phase 1

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Trail

2.2 mile 3.5 kilometer loop
Singletrack
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 198' 60 m
Descent: -199' -61 m
High: 963' 293 m
Low: 799' 243 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 14% (8°)

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Trail shared by Nicholas Barnes

A fast and flowing singletrack and the first mountain bike trail in the National Parks.

Nicholas Barnes

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Please observe trail closures, which are posted on Twitter.

Description

Located off the Bike and Hike trail for easy access, this trail is the first phase of the new East Rim Trail System.

The trail changes direction daily, so observe the signs posted at the trailhead. Although this trail is a little short, it is still a lot of fun.

If you're looking for a longer ride, you can connect to the Bedford Singletrack using the Bike and Hike Trail.

For additional trail development information see the following:
conservancyforcvnp.org/EastRim

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May 26, 2019
Mike Bohan
6.6mi — 0h 56m
Oct 25, 2018
Michael Schimpf
2.2mi — 0h 15m
Oct 20, 2018
Spencer Jensen
Rode the East Rim 1, 2, and 3 trails on the 1997 Specialized Hardrock. No suspension on fork or rear, it was bumpy, but a lot of fun. Got some air! 7mi — 1h 30m
Oct 15, 2018
Justin Kretzmann
10.9mi
Sep 29, 2018
Justin Kretzmann
2.8mi
Sep 19, 2018
Laurel Nichols
closed due to muddy trails. volunteer trail patrol informed me that these trails should be ready to ride tomorrow 9/20/18
Sep 1, 2018
Matt Scheetz
Best track yet! 8mi
Aug 27, 2018
Art Hopwood
3.9mi

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  4.5 from 49 votes

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Nicholas Barnes   Akron
Phase 2 should open in Fall of 2017. Expect the trail to be well marked when it is open. Jun 13, 2017
I Love both phase 1/2.The best flow trails in Ohio for sure. Beginners will have fun because most everything is smooth, barring a couple of rock spots. Advanced riders will love the speed and flow even more. Banked turns have well thought out apexes, table top jumps are also well placed to allow you to carry speed through them. The trail holds up very well to rain with rock "armor" placed. Sep 30, 2017
Phase two is open! Come Ride! May 6, 2018

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