14.7 miles
Distance
1,534 ft
Climb
-1,548 ft
Descent
1,759 ft
High Point

A solid chunk of shed miles with the majority of the climbing is done before you get to blast a pretty sweet downhill section back to the cars.

Detailed Description
A Handfull of Miles with Wicked Ups is a 15 mile moderately popular expert route located near Frederick Maryland. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 8 trails. This route climbs 1,534 ft with a max elevation of 1,759 ft then descends -1,548 ft.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    2
More Stats for A Handfull of Miles with Wicked Ups mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    3 hr 23 min
  • Altitude min
    740 ft
  • Altitude start
    765 ft
  • Altitude end
    751 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -62.2%
  • Grade min
    36.4%
  • Distance climb
    8 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
Avg: 3.35 (3 votes)
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