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      Region Details
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      1,497
      Trails Mountain Bike
      748
      Trails E-Bike
      97
      Trails Hike
      857
      Trails Trail Running
      849
      Trails Horse
      78
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      1
      Trails Observed Trials
      9
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      2
      Trails Snowmobile
      394
      Trails Snowshoe
      175
      Trails Downhill Ski
      135
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      17
      Trails Nordic Ski
      155
      Total Distance
      1,989 mile
      Total Descent
      275,432 ft
      Total Vertical
      4,016 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      4,034 ft
      Reports
      8,199
      Photos
      3,288
      Ridden Counter
      58,112

      Outside Logo Articles

      See the Country's Finest Fall Colors on this Catskills Overnight
      Sep 20, 2021 from backpacker.com
      This 12.1-mile overnight bags a Catskills Peak on the way to your lean-to camp spot.
      Video & Race Report: A Steep, Raw and Rowdy Finale to the ESC Downhill Series - Plattekill, NY
      Oct 23, 2019 from pinkbike.com
      Maxxis ESC Intense Downhill Series Finals took place on a track that was quintessentially Platty
      Race Report & Video: Eastern States Cup Showdown - Plattekill Mountain, NY
      Jul 17, 2019 from pinkbike.com
      The Maxxis ESC series returned to where it was born ten years ago at Roxbury, New York's Plattekill Mountain.
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      Popular Capital Region Mountain Biking Trails

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      Outerloops North
      Elm Ridge Wild Forest
      Coaster
      Gurney Lane
      Surf
      Gurney Lane
      Excalibur
      Gurney Lane
      Race Course
      Gurney Lane
      Rock Buster
      Gurney Lane
      Ridge Runner
      Gurney Lane
      Salsa
      Gurney Lane
      Escalator
      Gurney Lane
      E-20
      Gurney Lane
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      Gurney Lane
      Tango
      Gurney Lane
      Fun Loops Trail 6
      Elm Ridge Wild Forest
      Rogue
      Gurney Lane
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      Gurney Lane

      Capital Region Mountain Bike Routes

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      Schenectady Central Park Full Loop 2020
      Schenectady Central Park
      5 miles
      The quickest way to the most downhills.
      Beebe Hill State Forest
      12 miles
      SMBA EPIC 2021
      Grafton
      20 miles
      The most down, with the least up
      Elm Ridge Wild Forest
      9 miles
      CTP - Park Side Route
      Colonie Town Park
      6 miles
      CTP Ridge Side - Easy Ride
      Colonie Town Park
      2 miles
      Double Down
      Elm Ridge Wild Forest
      13 miles
      Best of Riedlbauer's
      Round Top Trails
      5 miles
      Lotso down with extra loopage
      Elm Ridge Wild Forest
      11 miles
      CTP Ridge Side - Intermediate Full Loop (Black Arrow)
      Colonie Town Park
      5 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 44 rides
      Yesterday
      • 74 rides
      Past Week
      • 532 rides

      Photos of Capital Region Mountain Bike

      4 |
      Aug 1, 2022 @ 6:11am
      Aug 1, 2022
      trail: Rick's Run
      4 |
      Aug 1, 2022 @ 6:10am
      Aug 1, 2022
      3 |
      Jul 24, 2022 @ 5:56pm
      Jul 24, 2022
      12 |
      Jul 16, 2022 @ 8:14pm
      Jul 16, 2022
      15 |
      Jul 16, 2022 @ 8:12pm
      Jul 16, 2022
      trail: Thriller
      164 |
      Nov 3, 2020 @ 9:10am
      Nov 3, 2020
      145 |
      Dec 23, 2019 @ 8:59pm
      Dec 23, 2019
      trail: Thriller
      259 |
      Sep 6, 2017 @ 5:08am
      Sep 6, 2017

      Videos of Capital Region Mountain Bike

      Crash at Windham Mountain
      90 | Jun 9, 2021
      Citizens Ride-Around
      0:23 | 86 | Sep 23, 2020
      Citizens DH II
      0:16 | 36 | Sep 23, 2020
      Citizens DH I
      0:23 | 39 | Sep 23, 2020
      batavia berms i
      0:17 | 74 | Sep 23, 2020
      itchin for the anthill ii
      trail: Anthill
      0:25 | 36 | Sep 23, 2020
      itchin for the anthill i
      trail: Anthill
      0:16 | 22 | Sep 23, 2020
      Not too sure if this the same trail but its...
      0:39 | 108 | May 12, 2020

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Wilber
      Windham Mountain Bike Park
      Jul 29, 2022 @ 7:41am
      Jul 29, 2022
      DrynikodemusClosed during construction of new lift
      Carriage Trail
      Daniels Road State Forest
      Jul 22, 2022 @ 1:41pm
      Jul 22, 2022
      DryQin Big ol tree down, a little overgrown but...
      W.C. Ext
      Round Top Trails
      Jul 16, 2022 @ 2:32am
      Jul 16, 2022
      IdealTcraiglinz

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      user #2008266PlumbBobMaddtrailSki Trail #4 and 1 more
      Aug 10, 2022 @ 2:59pm
      1 hours
      user #2008266PlumbBobMupdatetrailCole Hill Nordic and Long Path and 2 more
      Aug 10, 2022 @ 2:56pm
      1 hours
      user #2008266PlumbBobMaddregionCole Hill State Forest
      Aug 10, 2022 @ 2:20pm
      2 hours
      user #1425076Jenmay07wishlistrouteLuther Forest Fun Ride
      Aug 10, 2022 @ 1:46pm
      2 hours
      user #2008266PlumbBobMaddregionPartridge Run SF/WMA
      Aug 10, 2022 @ 11:13am
      5 hours

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #3093277Bwood125trailLong Meadow3 trees down on the trail 2 you can ride over...
      Aug 9, 2022 @ 3:24pm
      1 day
      user #1493692maokelan18trailConstellationDefinitely not a black. Not too technical,...
      Aug 7, 2022 @ 11:26am
      Aug 7, 2022
      user #1493692maokelan18trailStairway to HeavenLots of switchbacks, not too technical but a...
      Aug 7, 2022 @ 11:25am
      Aug 7, 2022
      user #1532032LeoparrareportBeeHfg
      Aug 6, 2022 @ 1:40pm
      Aug 6, 2022
      user #3052589cpdocreportOrange (Main trail or Flo-Rida)Be.
      Jul 15, 2022 @ 8:40am
      Jul 15, 2022

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike748533 miles81,401 ft224 miles3,957 ft
      3,2218,1814765,987
      E-Bike9760 miles7,116 ft24 miles2,736 ft
      36,4486539
      Hike857799 miles125,351 ft325 miles4,016 ft
      648,12833,421
      Trail Running849794 miles125,052 ft324 miles4,016 ft
      8,1282786
      Horse78117 miles12,346 ft46 miles3,297 ft
      2,5256
      Dirtbike/Moto11 mile92 ft2,467 ft148 ft
      2,5159
      Observed Trials97 miles374 ft2 miles413 ft
      1323
      ATV/ORV/OHV23 miles180 ft4,482 ft1,053 ft
      2,5156
      Snowmobile3941,074 mile95,581 ft409 miles3,002 ft
      169
      Snowshoe175173 miles23,465 ft65 miles3,855 ft
      371318
      Downhill Ski13552 miles34,800 ft39 miles2,343 ft
      41,436
      Backcountry Ski1725 miles2,339 ft6 miles2,913 ft
      5234
      Nordic Ski15596 miles12,808 ft37 miles2,385 ft
      121374
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      • Admins: cmo-mtb, PlumbBobM
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