8.0 miles
Distance
547 ft
Climb
-541 ft
Descent
427 ft
High Point

Great 8 mile ride through Schaeffrer farms trail head.

Detailed Description
8 Mile Schaeffer farm ride is a 12840 less popular easy route located near Gaithersburg Maryland. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 5 trails. This route climbs 166.8 with a max elevation of 130.3 then descends -164.8.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    42
More Stats for 8 Mile Schaeffer farm ride mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    228 ft
  • Altitude start
    417 ft
  • Altitude end
    423 ft
  • Grade max
    -15.9%
  • Grade min
    11.6%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Blue Trail
May 19, 2022 @ 6:59pm
2 days
Yellow Loop
May 19, 2022 @ 4:05pm
2 days
Trail overall great. Some minor wet spots. Small tree down (see picture).
Green Trail
May 10, 2022 @ 2:52pm
May 10, 2022
Orange Trail (South)
Apr 24, 2022 @ 9:39am
Apr 24, 2022
Significant amount of downed trees on this trail.
Orange Loop
Jul 3, 2020 @ 7:24am
Jul 3, 2020
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