7.3 miles
Distance
378 ft
Climb
-377 ft
Descent
185 ft
High Point

This loop still needs some fine-tuning in terms of which way to ride - as the legs and lungs were feeling it with a few quick steep climbs that are probably more fun the other way - but this loop was still a blast. Fast, flowy, some technical, lots of features. Need to look ahead and focus on what's coming next Great finish with Shark Fin Soup that's fast and fun downhill with kickers and drops. Lungs and legs were feeling it afterwards!

Detailed Description
A Focused Adventure is a 7 mile moderately popular intermediate route located near Ipswich Massachusetts. This mountain bike only route and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 50 trails. This route climbs 378 ft with a max elevation of 185 ft then descends -377 ft.
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29 Reviews & Comments

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ddcrash (Sep 19, 2020 at 9:36)
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Biked this trail this morning for the first time. I ride Willowdale quite a bit but didn't take this trail because of the green rating. My loss. This is a terrific trail. I would agree with the others that say it is a solid blue. I took a clockwise route. I think it would've been better if I went in counterclockwise.
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ddcrash (Sep 19, 2020 at 9:36)
Trail Tornado
Biked this trail this morning for the first time. I ride Willowdale quite a bit but didn't take this trail because of the green rating. My loss. This is a terrific trail. I would agree with the others that say it is a solid blue. I took a clockwise route. I think it would've been better if I went in counterclockwise.
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ddcrash (Sep 19, 2020 at 9:36)
Trail Tornado
Biked this trail this morning for the first time. I ride Willowdale quite a bit but didn't take this trail because of the green rating. My loss. This is a terrific trail. I would agree with the others that say it is a solid blue. I took a clockwise route. I think it would've been better if I went in counterclockwise.
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DavidD4 (Sep 9, 2020 at 9:35)
Especially on mountain biking this trail is awesome to traverse, you have relatively good speed the whole time and there aren’t too many intersecting other routes which makes it nice and quiet
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DavidD4 (Sep 9, 2020 at 9:35)
Especially on mountain biking this trail is awesome to traverse, you have relatively good speed the whole time and there aren’t too many intersecting other routes which makes it nice and quiet
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DavidD4 (Sep 9, 2020 at 9:35)
Especially on mountain biking this trail is awesome to traverse, you have relatively good speed the whole time and there aren’t too many intersecting other routes which makes it nice and quiet
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CSC3 (Jun 27, 2020 at 15:02)
Trail Tornado
This trail is the approximate midway point and the crown jewel of the classic willowdale 10 mile loop. Twisty and flowy. a solid blue... not a green.
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CSC3 (Jun 27, 2020 at 15:02)
Trail Tornado
This trail is the approximate midway point and the crown jewel of the classic willowdale 10 mile loop. Twisty and flowy. a solid blue... not a green.
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CSC3 (Jun 27, 2020 at 15:02)
Trail Tornado
This trail is the approximate midway point and the crown jewel of the classic willowdale 10 mile loop. Twisty and flowy. a solid blue... not a green.
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CSC3 (Jun 27, 2020 at 14:58)
Trail Nuke Dump
Leg 2 of the classic willowdale 10 mile loop. Tight and twisty.
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CSC3 (Jun 27, 2020 at 14:57)
This is the official beginning of the 10 mile Willowdale classic loop. Muscle up to the ridge and let the ride begin!
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CSC3 (Jun 27, 2020 at 14:57)
This is the official beginning of the 10 mile Willowdale classic loop. Muscle up to the ridge and let the ride begin!
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CSC3 (Jun 27, 2020 at 14:57)
This is the official beginning of the 10 mile Willowdale classic loop. Muscle up to the ridge and let the ride begin!
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NERyder (Jun 21, 2020 at 12:14)
Great fast downhill trail with rock based jumpline. Really fun trail and pretty unique continuous downhill Style descent for the north shore
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bebrianbike GPNEMBA (Jun 6, 2020 at 19:18)
Trail Tornado
Great trail, but definitely a blue, not a green. A true beginner would be quickly overwhelmed by this trail.
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bebrianbike GPNEMBA (Jun 6, 2020 at 19:18)
Trail Tornado
Great trail, but definitely a blue, not a green. A true beginner would be quickly overwhelmed by this trail.
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bebrianbike GPNEMBA (Jun 6, 2020 at 19:18)
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Great trail, but definitely a blue, not a green. A true beginner would be quickly overwhelmed by this trail.
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1mike12 (May 10, 2020 at 19:05)
Trail Tornado
Never ridden such flowy single track like this in Massachusetts. Even though it's green o think it's the most fun trail in here just for how rare and out of place it is in the backdrop of the rock and jank in the rest of the area
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1mike12 (May 10, 2020 at 19:05)
Trail Tornado
Never ridden such flowy single track like this in Massachusetts. Even though it's green o think it's the most fun trail in here just for how rare and out of place it is in the backdrop of the rock and jank in the rest of the area
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1mike12 (May 10, 2020 at 19:05)
Trail Tornado
Never ridden such flowy single track like this in Massachusetts. Even though it's green o think it's the most fun trail in here just for how rare and out of place it is in the backdrop of the rock and jank in the rest of the area
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bicyclezero (Mar 21, 2020 at 17:28)
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Not a green
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bicyclezero (Mar 21, 2020 at 17:28)
Trail Tornado
Not a green
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bicyclezero (Mar 21, 2020 at 17:28)
Trail Tornado
Not a green
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alanabrams567 (Aug 9, 2019 at 13:50)
Trail Tornado
First time riding this trail today and I am a novice on a hardtail 29er. This is a great trail for building skills. Very popular for a reason. Windy, hilly and fun. A little bit of everything on Tornado (roots, rocks, etc)
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alanabrams567 (Aug 9, 2019 at 13:50)
Trail Tornado
First time riding this trail today and I am a novice on a hardtail 29er. This is a great trail for building skills. Very popular for a reason. Windy, hilly and fun. A little bit of everything on Tornado (roots, rocks, etc)
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alanabrams567 (Aug 9, 2019 at 13:50)
Trail Tornado
First time riding this trail today and I am a novice on a hardtail 29er. This is a great trail for building skills. Very popular for a reason. Windy, hilly and fun. A little bit of everything on Tornado (roots, rocks, etc)
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tcledbet (Sep 25, 2017 at 15:07)
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tcledbet (Sep 25, 2017 at 15:07)
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tcledbet (Sep 25, 2017 at 15:07)
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    6
More Stats for A Focused Adventure mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    2 ft
  • Altitude min
    46 ft
  • Altitude start
    84 ft
  • Altitude end
    85 ft
  • Grade max
    -24.7%
  • Grade min
    17.6%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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0:07 | 167 | comments: 0 | favs:
Dec 14, 2007
not even close to as big as our old ones but theyre gettin there sorry for the head tilt we couldnt fix it
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they are alot bigger now that was like 4 months ago sorry for the head tilt we couldnt fix it

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