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St AndrewsSewanee Race Course

Average Rating:    (3.89 of 5)

No. of Reviews: 9

The trail is full of rolling hills, twisting singletrack and few road sections. It is a fast course, and any one with moderate skills can enjoy it.
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Latitude
35.219959645794646
Longitude
-85.8940315246582
Trail Directions
From Monteagle on 41A, the entrance to the school is on your left. the trail starts in the large field to the right of the highway. It isn't marked very well, so you'll have to get a local to show it to you. It is worth the trouble.
Trail Length
4.5 miles
Trail Level
Intermediate
Trail Type
Singletrack & Fire Roads
City/County
Sewanee
   


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Review Date
November 18, 2011

Overall Rating
 4 of 5

Aerobic Difficulty
 4 of 5

Technical Difficulty
 3 of 5

Ridden Trail:
Ridden Once

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Reviewed by: Gary Hutchinson ,  Weekend Warrior

Summary:
Rode today (11-18-11). After all the recent rains it was dry but there were alot of leaves (its that time of year) covering the trail and a little hard to see at times. Several trees were down, needing clearing. Overall it was a good trail to ride. My first time to ride it. I am a novice rider and had to walk a few times. There are a few technical places but nothing too serious. I believe an intermediate rider could definitely handle most if not all of the trail. Went up to the school and got lucky enough to find a teacher that gave me a map of the trail. No problem finding any of the trails many entry points and the trail is well marked as well. It is most easily accessed from Firetower Rd. All of the trails cross this road and are marked by signs. You can park at the school by the baseball field and acces the trail by riding to Firetower Rd and getting on the trail.

Recommended Route:
just pick one and let er rip. It makes a loop (about 7-8 miles)and has some pretty scenery.



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Review Date
February 10, 2003

Overall Rating
 5 of 5

Ridden Trail:
Every few months

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Reviewed by: Wade , from Woodbury

Summary:
My earlier review was for the Sewanee College trail. The St. Andrews School is a prep school and these trails are open and raced each Spring. Lots of good singletrack and they opened some new sections last race. There are some muddy spots down by the school, which can be avoided by skipping that section--just ride straight out to the water tower. There are multiple trails and fireroads in the area and I haven't been back there enough to get explore them all. The race course is 7 miles or so. Very close to I-24 recommended for easily lost travellers. Not hardcore, but plenty of fun.

Recommended Route:
Park by the gym (to the left as you enter). Then ride down by the tennis courts and follow trial until it dumps you into fields past the pond. Then find your way to the water tower for the rest of the trails, which after microwave tower will put you back out on road. Left on road for 1/2 mile or so then right into pine thicket that'll put you into the big field where the races start/finish.

Other recommended trails in the same area:
FSF is just down the road.



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Review Date
October 31, 2001

Overall Rating
 4 of 5

Ridden Trail:
Once a month

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Reviewed by: DEREK , from NASHVEGAS

Summary:
HAS A NICE WARM UP IF YOU CIRCLE AROUND THE TRACK. A LITTLE TRICKY PART WITH ROOT CENTRAL. SOME NICE HILLS TO ASEND, AND A GOOD BIT OF SPEED, MIXED WITH SOME SWITCHBACK. FANTASTIC FOR THE BEGINNER, CAN BECOME PRETTY CHALLENGING FOR THE ADVANCED RIDER, YOU CAN MAKE THAT DECISION. I CALL IT MY VAL HALLAH, IT HAS HELPED ME TO BECOME A CYCLE ENTHUSIST,AND ALSO HELPED THE ROAD TO RECOVERY IN MY BATTLE AGAINST CANCER. WHAT ELSE CAN I SAY THIS TRAIL STARTED MY LIFE.

Recommended Route:
PICK IT AND STICK IT

Other recommended trails in the same area:
SEWANEE SUMMIT, PERIMETER TRAIL FRANKLIN FOREST



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Review Date
May 16, 2001

Overall Rating
 5 of 5

Ridden Trail:
Once a week

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Reviewed by: george , from estill springs

Summary:
the more people ride, the faster it gets. I know the folks who maintain the trail and they do a great service. look out for the occasional runner, but the trail is up and down with some open-faced rock, quick descents, and some sharp hill-climbs...some parts are technical, but overall a very good intermediate trail.

Recommended Route:
turn into St Andrews and park at the gym...trail starts around track and goes beside horse pasture and up towards a water tower...veer right near the top and start...it includes some fire road and paved road; the entrys are to the right on the paved roads and can be a little confusing at first, but well worth the effort!

Other recommended trails in the same area:
perimeter trail (equestrian center) franklin state forest, tims state park, lock4,



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Review Date
July 28, 2000

Overall Rating
 2 of 5

Ridden Trail:
Once a week

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Reviewed by: patrick , from sewanee

Summary:
has some nice climbs, and some big downhills, a couple of jumps but nothing huge, the trail is maintained very well and is suited for all levels of riding.

Recommended Route:
it all depends on how much time you have. Trail can be very demanding in the winter

Other recommended trails in the same area:
perimeter trail in sewanee, alto road



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