4.5 miles
Distance
498 ft
Climb
-501 ft
Descent
426 ft
High Point

The Breakneck Ledge mountain bike route at Blue Hills Preserve is a challenging 4.5 mile route that incorporates a number of kickass climbs as well as some of the more technical trails in the Park.

The route starts and ends in the Houghton's Pond parking Lot, from where it heads up the hill towards the Park Offices, where it crosses Hillside Street into the Great Blue Hill section, where most of the route plays out.
The route incorporates parts of Blue Hills' most famous trails including Breakneck Ledge Path and Coon Hollow Path.

The route is ridden in a counter clockwise direction and is marked by yellow triangle blazes.

Please keep in mind that Blue Hills is a multi-use park and yield to other trail users.

Also be sure to check out the awesome views of the bay area from the top of the hills.


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1 Review & Comments

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Robtraina (Jul 10, 2021 at 12:03)
 Fun little loop made up of mostly cart road. Some of the climbs are moderately technical, while the downhills offer some high speed fun. Note, the trails hold a bit of water prepair to get wet!
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Out & Back
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    55
More Stats for Breakneck Ledge - Advanced mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    177 ft
  • Altitude start
    184 ft
  • Altitude end
    180 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -30.2%
  • Grade min
    23.5%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,690 ft
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