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  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Flow (Ridden Direction)
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
  • bi-directional trail
  • no data
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
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  • popular
  • less popular
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Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public ridelogs from the past 6 months.
  • mountain biking recent
  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public skilogs from the past 12 months.
  • Downhill Ski
  • Backcountry Ski
  • Nordic Ski
Jump Magnitude Heatmap
Heatmap of where riders jump on trails. Zoom in to see individual jumps, click circles to view jump details.
Trails Deemphasized
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      Region Details
      • 143
      • 30
      • 188
      • 267
      • 56
      • 5

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      1,080
      Trails Mountain Bike
      698
      Trails E-Bike
      78
      Trails Hike
      692
      Trails Trail Running
      691
      Trails Horse
      47
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      1
      Trails Observed Trials
      9
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      1
      Trails Snowmobile
      236
      Trails Snowshoe
      199
      Trails Downhill Ski
      115
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      10
      Trails Nordic Ski
      37
      Total Distance
      1,570 mile
      Total Descent
      249,680 ft
      Total Vertical
      4,016 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      4,034 ft
      Reports
      4,116
      Photos
      2,647
      Ridden Counter
      43,318

      Popular Capital Region/Northern Catskills Trails

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      Outerloops North
      Elm Ridge Wild Forest
      Fun Loops Trail 6
      Elm Ridge Wild Forest
      Gold Mine
      Elm Ridge Wild Forest
      Run Noot
      Elm Ridge Wild Forest
      Big T Trail
      Elm Ridge Wild Forest
      Levitate
      Elm Ridge Wild Forest
      East Gauntlet
      Elm Ridge Wild Forest
      North Bethlehem Park Trail
      North Bethlehem Park
      North Face (upper)
      Elm Ridge Wild Forest
      Berm-Out
      Elm Ridge Wild Forest
      Mid Mountain
      Elm Ridge Wild Forest
      Uphill
      Elm Ridge Wild Forest
      Escarpment Trail
      Elm Ridge Wild Forest
      Batavia Skill
      Windham Mountain Bike Park
      Outerloops South
      Elm Ridge Wild Forest

      Mountain Bike Routes

      titleratingdistance
      Best of Riedlbauer's
      Round Top Trails
      5 miles
      The quickest way to the most downhills.
      Beebe Hill State Forest
      12 miles
      Schenectady Central Park Full Loop 2020
      Schenectady Central Park
      5 miles
      SMBA EPIC 2021
      Grafton
      20 miles
      The most down, with the least up
      Elm Ridge Wild Forest
      9 miles
      Double Down
      Elm Ridge Wild Forest
      13 miles
      Lotso down with extra loopage
      Elm Ridge Wild Forest
      11 miles
      CTP - Park Side Route
      Colonie Town Park
      6 miles
      Complete Loop
      Schenectady Central Park
      4 miles
      Grits Gone Wild
      Elm Ridge Wild Forest
      3,110 ft

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      Yesterday
      • 35 rides
      Past Week
      • 187 rides

      Photos of Capital Region/Northern Catskills Mountain Bike

      trail: Thriller
      111 |
      Nov 3, 2020 @ 9:10am
      Nov 3, 2020
      trail: Fork Buster
      50 |
      Jul 14, 2020 @ 9:41am
      Jul 14, 2020
      trail: Fork Buster
      63 |
      Jul 11, 2020 @ 3:18pm
      Jul 11, 2020
      110 |
      Dec 23, 2019 @ 8:59pm
      Dec 23, 2019
      trail: Sender
      64 |
      Aug 28, 2019 @ 12:28pm
      Aug 28, 2019
      trail: Sender
      69 |
      Aug 28, 2019 @ 12:28pm
      Aug 28, 2019
      trail: Thriller
      230 |
      Sep 6, 2017 @ 5:08am
      Sep 6, 2017
      trail: Nemisis
      238 |
      May 4, 2016 @ 7:59pm
      May 4, 2016

      Videos of Capital Region/Northern Catskills Mountain Bike

      Crash at Windham Mountain
      59 | Jun 9, 2021
      Citizens Ride-Around
      0:23 | 72 | Sep 23, 2020
      Citizens DH II
      0:16 | 32 | Sep 23, 2020
      Citizens DH I
      0:23 | 36 | Sep 23, 2020
      batavia berms i
      0:17 | 58 | Sep 23, 2020
      itchin for the anthill ii
      trail: Anthill
      0:25 | 25 | Sep 23, 2020
      itchin for the anthill i
      trail: Anthill
      0:16 | 16 | Sep 23, 2020
      End of Pinky Toe Pine Hill Trail System
      trail: Pinky Toe
      0:13 | 27 | Aug 15, 2020

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2234387GnarmaniariddentrailInside Line
      Oct 17, 2021 @ 3:28pm
      Oct 17, 2021
      user #2393288nysnowflakeaddreportGreat Dune Yellow Trail
      Oct 16, 2021 @ 10:53am
      Oct 16, 2021
      user #1840817igaidamakwishlisttrailThe Huckleberry Trail
      Oct 14, 2021 @ 6:55am
      Oct 14, 2021
      user #2234387GnarmaniaaddreportGreenport Conservation Area Trail
      Oct 14, 2021 @ 5:09am
      Oct 14, 2021
      user #1358291TcraiglinzaddreportSummit Trail and 11 more
      Oct 12, 2021 @ 5:30am
      Oct 12, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1630660Krisevontrailvista impuestoWater hazard right in the beginning but it can...
      Aug 27, 2021 @ 5:05am
      Aug 27, 2021
      user #1795156ghgnyctrailEscarpment TrailNot fun uphill climb for first half. Take alt...
      Aug 13, 2021 @ 7:35pm
      Aug 13, 2021
      user #1122679sendokevotrailMink Hollow TrailI bet you hate boost spacing and 1x...
      Jul 19, 2021 @ 11:21am
      Jul 19, 2021
      user #1122679sendokevotrailMink Hollow TrailMaybe Mrzache is right, maybe if you power...
      Jul 19, 2021 @ 11:12am
      Jul 19, 2021
      user #2313806MrzachetrailMink Hollow TrailDefinitely worth doing if your not a puss bag,...
      Jul 19, 2021 @ 10:37am
      Jul 19, 2021

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike693483 miles76,598 ft182 miles3,957 ft
      2,6364,1153432,614
      E-Bike7840 miles7,139 ft19 miles1,759 ft
      3,5205158
      Hike692546 miles89,242 ft208 miles4,016 ft
      114,09511,974
      Trail Running691545 miles89,242 ft208 miles4,016 ft
      4,0951336
      Horse4747 miles4,852 ft18 miles3,281 ft
      1,5585
      Dirtbike/Moto11 mile92 ft2,467 ft148 ft
      1,5488
      Observed Trials97 miles374 ft2 miles413 ft
      23
      ATV/ORV/OHV11 mile92 ft2,467 ft148 ft
      1,54810
      Snowmobile236977 miles113,491 ft386 miles3,376 ft
      1
      Snowshoe199174 miles15,948 ft42 miles3,855 ft
      131149
      Downhill Ski11540 miles30,942 ft32 miles1,765 ft
      363
      Backcountry Ski107 miles3,123 ft4 miles1,965 ft
      112
      Nordic Ski3761 miles10,082 ft24 miles2,848 ft
      41168
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