10.0 miles
Distance
367 ft
Climb
-364 ft
Descent
1,083 ft
High Point

HAFTA's 2019/20 WINTER LOOP (AF only)

Detailed Description
2019/20 HAFTA FAT BIKE LOOP is a 10 mile moderately popular intermediate route located near Milton Ontario. This mountain bike primary route can be used both directions and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 37 trails. This route climbs 367 ft with a max elevation of 1,083 ft then descends -364 ft.
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52 Reviews & Comments

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adrian427 (Aug 19, 2022 at 10:37)
Trail The Den
Very technical. More of a black diamond then blue square at some sections.
Fun but tricky.
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eagler77 (Feb 26, 2022 at 6:26)
Very Icy underneath not worth the effort at this time
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gpackard (Jul 31, 2021 at 7:05)
Trail The Den
Great trail to practice rock crawling skills. Hard work. Can’t imagine how hard it was to build. In my mortal view, would need deep suspension plus mad skills to find flow here.
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greerj (Jul 30, 2021 at 9:40)
Trail The Den
Think this is the rockiest trail I have ridden, even when compared to Quebec trails in Gatineau Park. Great if you want to learn how to ride rock, but not for the feint of heart. Would rate this more black than blue compared to the other blues at AF
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areksawz (Aug 8, 2020 at 9:08)
I love the Boundary loop A & B. Great job HAFTA maintaining the trails! What a gem. I'm glad the people above will be staying away from the trails. Why chance to break your kickstand.
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areksawz (Aug 8, 2020 at 9:08)
I love the Boundary loop A & B. Great job HAFTA maintaining the trails! What a gem. I'm glad the people above will be staying away from the trails. Why chance to break your kickstand.
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areksawz (Aug 8, 2020 at 9:08)
I love the Boundary loop A & B. Great job HAFTA maintaining the trails! What a gem. I'm glad the people above will be staying away from the trails. Why chance to break your kickstand.
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areksawz (Aug 8, 2020 at 9:08)
I love the Boundary loop A & B. Great job HAFTA maintaining the trails! What a gem. I'm glad the people above will be staying away from the trails. Why chance to break your kickstand.
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skateboardnorth (Jun 14, 2020 at 17:34)
Trail Strangler
Short but sweet!
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skateboardnorth (Jun 14, 2020 at 17:31)
Trail The Den
5 star trail building. It requires a lot of bike handling skills to get in the flow and make it through. It’s pretty relentless, so be prepared for a rocky ride. Pick your lines wisely.
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BigAirGar3 HAFTA (Dec 1, 2019 at 11:43)
TF admins, trying to edit this route and correct an issue on the Den where the route doubles back on itself (adding 3 extra kms) to the route. Easily seen if you ran the 3D player.

I edited the Den's gps track to have the current end of the trail terminate on the outward loop but it is not applying. The Den needs to be a connected loop where you go out and back in either direction but enter and exit at the same point off the double track. PLEASE HELP !
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bholton HBMBA (Nov 28, 2019 at 17:14)
This is a great route. I really like the 5 bridges add on in route B. Let me know if you would like any help posting signage for this loop.
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BigAirGar3 HAFTA (Dec 1, 2019 at 11:26)
Thx Dude - we have not received the ok from the Park but are hopeful. If approved we will add a B loop.
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Yoga100 (Jul 9, 2019 at 15:43)
Trail The Den
I think I need to get used to Canadian trails. I found this to be almost unrideable. All endless rock gardens where you don't have any momentum considered to be fun here?
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HAFTA HAFTA (Jul 11, 2019 at 12:54)
Trail The Den
Hi Yoga100,

Momentum can be had on this trail and your next time around will be slightly less "unrideable" Please give it a few more tries before giving up.
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jbirchy HAFTA (Jul 7, 2019 at 16:30)
Trail The Den
Trail Captain report:
Did a little rock work repair today, no need for brush cut-back yet. All else seems good.
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HAFTA HAFTA (Jul 11, 2019 at 12:55)
Trail The Den
Awesome Birchy. Agree on the pruning.. the benefits of a "new" trail!
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HAFTA HAFTA (Jul 1, 2019 at 19:21)
Folks, the collection of trails in any trail system are ranked relative to each other.

When visiting a new trail network it’s best to start with the basics and see if they’re like the basics at your home trail network. Every trail network is different. This trail is blue because it’s harder than a green and easier than a black inside this trail network.
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HAFTA HAFTA (Jul 1, 2019 at 19:21)
Folks, the collection of trails in any trail system are ranked relative to each other.

When visiting a new trail network it’s best to start with the basics and see if they’re like the basics at your home trail network. Every trail network is different. This trail is blue because it’s harder than a green and easier than a black inside this trail network.
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HAFTA HAFTA (Jul 1, 2019 at 19:21)
Folks, the collection of trails in any trail system are ranked relative to each other.

When visiting a new trail network it’s best to start with the basics and see if they’re like the basics at your home trail network. Every trail network is different. This trail is blue because it’s harder than a green and easier than a black inside this trail network.
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HAFTA HAFTA (Jul 1, 2019 at 19:21)
Folks, the collection of trails in any trail system are ranked relative to each other.

When visiting a new trail network it’s best to start with the basics and see if they’re like the basics at your home trail network. Every trail network is different. This trail is blue because it’s harder than a green and easier than a black inside this trail network.
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DV188 (Jul 1, 2019 at 13:08)
Rocks almost the entire length. Much more difficult than other blue trails. Very hard on the bike, peddal strikes and bottom brackets strikes were nearly unavoidable.
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DV188 (Jul 1, 2019 at 13:08)
Rocks almost the entire length. Much more difficult than other blue trails. Very hard on the bike, peddal strikes and bottom brackets strikes were nearly unavoidable.
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DV188 (Jul 1, 2019 at 13:08)
Rocks almost the entire length. Much more difficult than other blue trails. Very hard on the bike, peddal strikes and bottom brackets strikes were nearly unavoidable.
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DV188 (Jul 1, 2019 at 13:08)
Rocks almost the entire length. Much more difficult than other blue trails. Very hard on the bike, peddal strikes and bottom brackets strikes were nearly unavoidable.
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Wobbah (Jun 9, 2019 at 16:28)
I agree with the other comment, this trail is black diamond or double black diamond. Comparable trails anywhere else in the GTA are marked as such. The rocks, roots, and difficult terrain make this a very challenging ride, with parts that require dismounting.
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Wobbah (Jun 9, 2019 at 16:28)
I agree with the other comment, this trail is black diamond or double black diamond. Comparable trails anywhere else in the GTA are marked as such. The rocks, roots, and difficult terrain make this a very challenging ride, with parts that require dismounting.
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Wobbah (Jun 9, 2019 at 16:28)
I agree with the other comment, this trail is black diamond or double black diamond. Comparable trails anywhere else in the GTA are marked as such. The rocks, roots, and difficult terrain make this a very challenging ride, with parts that require dismounting.
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Wobbah (Jun 9, 2019 at 16:28)
I agree with the other comment, this trail is black diamond or double black diamond. Comparable trails anywhere else in the GTA are marked as such. The rocks, roots, and difficult terrain make this a very challenging ride, with parts that require dismounting.
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Munshisan (Nov 13, 2018 at 4:36)
Mostly dry.
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Munshisan (Nov 13, 2018 at 4:36)
Mostly dry.
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Munshisan (Nov 13, 2018 at 4:35)
Mostly dry
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Munshisan (Nov 13, 2018 at 4:35)
Mostly dry
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mtbmilton HAFTA (Sep 12, 2018 at 19:23)
Similar to ski hills, trails are rated within a trail system, not compared to other trail systems. For the Agreement Forest, the rating seems fair.
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mtbmilton HAFTA (Sep 12, 2018 at 19:23)
Similar to ski hills, trails are rated within a trail system, not compared to other trail systems. For the Agreement Forest, the rating seems fair.
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Jordansemailaddress (Sep 12, 2018 at 17:00)
This trail should be black diamond at least. Go for a ride at any trail network within 50km of here and try another blue trail for comparison. An intermediate rider doesn't stand a chance of clearing this kind of trail without dismounting multiple times.
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Jordansemailaddress (Sep 12, 2018 at 17:00)
This trail should be black diamond at least. Go for a ride at any trail network within 50km of here and try another blue trail for comparison. An intermediate rider doesn't stand a chance of clearing this kind of trail without dismounting multiple times.
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Jordansemailaddress (Sep 12, 2018 at 16:59)
This trail should be black diamond at least. Go for a ride at any trail network within 50km of here and try another blue trail for comparison. An intermediate rider doesn't stand a chance of clearing this kind of trail without dismounting multiple times.
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Jordansemailaddress (Sep 12, 2018 at 16:59)
This trail should be black diamond at least. Go for a ride at any trail network within 50km of here and try another blue trail for comparison. An intermediate rider doesn't stand a chance of clearing this kind of trail without dismounting multiple times.
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  • + 1
Jordansemailaddress (Sep 12, 2018 at 16:59)
This trail should be black diamond at least. Go for a ride at any trail network within 50km of here and try another blue trail for comparison. An intermediate rider doesn't stand a chance of clearing this kind of trail without dismounting multiple times.
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Jordansemailaddress (Sep 12, 2018 at 16:59)
This trail should be black diamond at least. Go for a ride at any trail network within 50km of here and try another blue trail for comparison. An intermediate rider doesn't stand a chance of clearing this kind of trail without dismounting multiple times.
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Bangkokgold (Sep 3, 2018 at 12:44)
Trail The Den
Rocky trail even by AF standards. Gonna love it in winter on my fat bike
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Spider29 (Jul 31, 2018 at 14:41)
Trail The Den
Doesn't quite beat out my favourite AF trail (Strangler) but this might be a close second. Needs a bit more time for rocks to settle in and anchor themselves. This will become a mandatory loop when I'm there. It swings both ways, great in either direction.
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Mastermmartin (Jul 18, 2018 at 15:11)
Trail The Den
Awesome trail guy's.. One of my new favorites.. Great work...
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Tacoma16 (Jul 13, 2018 at 5:43)
Trail The Den
Lots of hard work on this trail. Awesome job! Lots of fun!
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jcklondon HAFTA (Jul 14, 2018 at 10:42)
Trail The Den
Thanks T. Good to hear people are enjoying it, over 400 hours of volunteer work went into its creation.
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Zeusman HAFTA (Jun 26, 2018 at 11:06)
Trail IMBA Trail
Raked and pruned.
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Zeusman HAFTA (Jun 26, 2018 at 11:05)
Trail Lost Guy
Raked and pruned.
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Zeusman HAFTA (Jun 26, 2018 at 11:04)
Raked and pruned but still needs some whipper snippering on the thick low growth.
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Zeusman HAFTA (Jun 26, 2018 at 11:04)
Raked and pruned but still needs some whipper snippering on the thick low growth.
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Zeusman HAFTA (Jun 26, 2018 at 11:04)
Raked and pruned but still needs some whipper snippering on the thick low growth.
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Zeusman HAFTA (Jun 26, 2018 at 11:03)
Trail IMBA Trail
Raked and pruned
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • Snowshoe
    • Backcountry Ski
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    Fat
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    48
More Stats for 2019/20 HAFTA FAT BIKE LOOP mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    998 ft
  • Altitude start
    998 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,001 ft
  • Grade max
    -15%
  • Grade min
    18.8%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    4 miles
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