13.4 miles
Distance
1,824 ft
Climb
-1,821 ft
Descent
2,058 ft
High Point

This route requires a Trapp Family Lodge pass or VMBA Addon.

An intermediate to advanced loop from the Stowe High School. Park at Stowe High School. This route requires a Trapp Family Lodge pass or VMBA Addon.

Detailed Description
Adams Camp - Pipeline Trapps and AC is a 13 mile moderately popular expert route located near Stowe Vermont. This mountain bike primary route. This route includes 22 trails. This route climbs 1,824 ft with a max elevation of 2,058 ft then descends -1,821 ft.
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22 Reviews & Comments

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pisgahproper (Aug 7, 2022 at 19:09)
Trail Haulapalooza
Not sure how the trail rode before, but WOW. What a fantastic flow trail now. Not a boring, wide, table-top littered flow trail either. A really fun, narrow, great turns, different line options, wooden bridges, and a couple difficult features like a skinny rock roll and a decent (super fun) rock drop. Also pedals up great. Congrats to the trail builder, one of the better trails around!
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DerekQGs6vK (Aug 4, 2022 at 19:23)
Trail Haulapalooza
Agree with Tom. This rides beautifully now., up or down. Definite thumbs up.
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bpaltiel (Jul 9, 2022 at 19:39)
Trail Haulapalooza
New work from Tom Lepesqueur completely overhauled the trail and added a whole lot of flow and features. Very fast descent now down to the road, nice when combined with S+A
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cameron-hoffman (Jun 17, 2022 at 4:31)
Trail Pipeline
Not a super hard trail, it’s a little challenging going up. Confident and skilled riders will love going down it.
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cameron-hoffman (Jun 17, 2022 at 4:31)
Trail Pipeline
Not a super hard trail, it’s a little challenging going up. Confident and skilled riders will love going down it.
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cameron-hoffman (Jun 17, 2022 at 4:31)
Trail Pipeline
Not a super hard trail, it’s a little challenging going up. Confident and skilled riders will love going down it.
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cameron-hoffman (Jun 17, 2022 at 4:31)
Trail Pipeline
Not a super hard trail, it’s a little challenging going up. Confident and skilled riders will love going down it.
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Ghost65 (May 11, 2022 at 8:38)
Trail Growler
Whoop! Rocky AND footy. Nice climb from the VTOC.
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JoshMatta (Sep 28, 2020 at 14:50)
Trail Kimmer's
the sentinel rocks aka guide stones are just about the dumbest idea ever, and this trail might be the worst implemation of this concept ever devised.
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JoshMatta (Sep 28, 2020 at 14:48)
Trail Shredder
steep with decreasing radius turns, poor layout. Berm might make it better.
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JoshMatta (Sep 28, 2020 at 14:45)
Trail Haulapalooza
poorly designed single track, with some features that are legit hard. Best reason to ride this is the features IMO but some of the features have VERY flat landings....look before you leap.
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dsatt (Aug 14, 2020 at 15:40)
Trail Haulapalooza
Fun but needs more flow
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Bigpermdsp (Jul 5, 2020 at 4:22)
Trail Kimmer's
Made the "mistake" of riding UP this trail! For a flat-lander from NJ, it was a herculean task...but I made it and was totally stoked!! Turned right around and rolled down...by the end of the downhill my forearms were cramped from holding the grips so tight and working the brake levers non-stop!
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wgwestervelt (Jun 12, 2020 at 16:05)
Trail Shredder
Fun trail but many of turns seem a bit tight for letting it rip downhill. You end up checking your speed a lot (as you should as going off trail hazardous in spots).
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Groundshine (Sep 19, 2019 at 13:43)
Trail Kimmer's
This trail was state-of-the-art back at the turn of the millennia - it still rides great due to well planned trail layout. Riders should be aware there are few berms and instead the flow is dictated by "sentinel" rocks that mark each curve. Stay on your toes to protect your toes from colliding with one of these rocks - derailleurs are also susceptible. When dry - the trail surface rides like it is littered with glass marbles. If you don't have fun - you ain't riding it right!
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wgwestervelt (May 9, 2019 at 15:30)
Trail Pipeline
Great trail up or down. Nicely constructed.
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wgwestervelt (May 9, 2019 at 15:30)
Trail Pipeline
Great trail up or down. Nicely constructed.
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wgwestervelt (May 9, 2019 at 15:30)
Trail Pipeline
Great trail up or down. Nicely constructed.
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wgwestervelt (May 9, 2019 at 15:30)
Trail Pipeline
Great trail up or down. Nicely constructed.
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wgwestervelt (May 9, 2019 at 15:29)
Trail Hardy Haul
Great way to climb back up to the ridge.
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wgwestervelt (May 9, 2019 at 15:28)
Trail Kimmer's
Well constructed and fun descent. Not really expert level but watch your speed.
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scottkerner (Jun 16, 2018 at 14:16)
Trail Kimmer's
I crashed and banged up my knees and palms on the descent, lunch afterwards at Idletyme with Joe, Pat and Ryan. 6/16/2018
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Trails in Route

Pipeline1 mile
Greenway Connector2,467 ft
Green Way1,125 ft
Lodge Spur2,585 ft
Tap Line3,458 ft
Growler1 mile
Haul Road2,953 ft
Shredder3,320 ft
Kimmer's2 miles
Stowe Derby2,694 ft
Lower Derby Trail1,972 ft
Hardy Haul1 mile
Haulapalooza955 ft
Haul Road3,294 ft
Luce Trail2,060 ft
Pipeline1 mile

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  • Ridelogs
    22
More Stats for Adams Camp - Pipeline Trapps and AC mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    3 ft
  • Altitude min
    789 ft
  • Altitude start
    789 ft
  • Altitude end
    794 ft
  • Grade max
    -34.2%
  • Grade min
    40.5%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
Avg: 3.25 (4 votes)
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Shredder Trail...a 'flow' trail that does not flow
Shredder Trail...a "flow" trail that does not flow
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