10.7 miles
Distance
545 ft
Climb
-542 ft
Descent
345 ft
High Point

A harder 10+ mile loop through Borderland State Park. Features some of the more technical routes in the park.

Detailed Description
Borderland Harder Loop is a 11 mile moderately popular expert route located near Sharon Massachusetts. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 41 trails. This route climbs 545 ft with a max elevation of 345 ft then descends -542 ft.
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20 Reviews & Comments

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DeweyC (May 28, 2021 at 5:23)
Great trail with a lot of slab and spines, surprised how overgrown it is right now. Not sure if this one is on the maintenance list but it should be
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Hermeshwy (Apr 30, 2021 at 6:19)
Trail Ridge (blue)
Really fun descent if you head towards the road.
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Hermeshwy (Apr 30, 2021 at 6:19)
Trail Ridge (blue)
Really fun descent if you head towards the road.
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Hermeshwy (Apr 30, 2021 at 6:16)
One of my favorite trails dun from both directions.
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Hermeshwy (Apr 30, 2021 at 6:16)
One of my favorite trails dun from both directions.
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Hermeshwy (Apr 30, 2021 at 6:16)
One of my favorite trails dun from both directions.
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Hermeshwy (Apr 30, 2021 at 6:16)
One of my favorite trails dun from both directions.
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Bigbrainedjoe (Apr 12, 2021 at 6:22)
If you take French trail to west side take a left! So much better.
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Bigbrainedjoe (Mar 29, 2021 at 11:30)
Trail Upper Ledge
This trail is not typically ridden. Sweet down hill at the end.
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Bigbrainedjoe (Mar 29, 2021 at 11:27)
It is Very technical trail with some hike a bike sections.
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Bigbrainedjoe (Mar 29, 2021 at 11:27)
It is Very technical trail with some hike a bike sections.
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DVRiding HALE/NOANET (Nov 1, 2020 at 9:33)
Trail is actually referred to as
What Trail!?!?

Hidden gem is in foxboro.
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mappermook TRAILFORKS (Oct 4, 2020 at 10:33)
Trail Upper Ledge
A blast when riding down from Granite Hills, but also pretty fun when riding towards Granite Hills, from the bottom.
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Bigbrainedjoe (Aug 8, 2020 at 14:48)
Great trial gets a Little tight for a second
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newforesttherapy RI NEMBA (Jan 13, 2020 at 6:12)
So fast! So fun. Lots of little rocks on the side if the trail to pop off of. Great pond views as well.
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newforesttherapy RI NEMBA (Jan 13, 2020 at 6:12)
So fast! So fun. Lots of little rocks on the side if the trail to pop off of. Great pond views as well.
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newforesttherapy RI NEMBA (Jan 13, 2020 at 6:12)
So fast! So fun. Lots of little rocks on the side if the trail to pop off of. Great pond views as well.
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newforesttherapy RI NEMBA (Jan 13, 2020 at 6:12)
So fast! So fun. Lots of little rocks on the side if the trail to pop off of. Great pond views as well.
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newforesttherapy RI NEMBA (Jan 13, 2020 at 6:12)
So fast! So fun. Lots of little rocks on the side if the trail to pop off of. Great pond views as well.
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Stuffed (Nov 16, 2019 at 15:55)
Trail NEMBA
Pretty mixed terrain of smooth twisty single track worked in with periodic bony rock gardens, some of the more challenging in Southeastern MA. If you want to practice rock gardens, start on this trail.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    14
More Stats for Borderland Harder Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    202 ft
  • Altitude start
    246 ft
  • Altitude end
    249 ft
  • Grade max
    -26%
  • Grade min
    27.2%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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